Find out more about the greatest 21st Century Economists, including Janet Yellen, Angus Deaton, Amartya Sen, Raghuram Rajan and Alan Greenspan.
Manmohan SinghManmohan Singh
26 September 1932, Indian
Former Prime Minister of India
Raghuram RajanRaghuram Rajan
03 February 1963, Indian
Adviser

Amartya SenAmartya Sen
03 November 1933, Indian
Economist & Philosopher

Alan GreenspanAlan Greenspan
06 March 1926, American
American economist

Thomas SowellThomas Sowell
30 June 1930, American
Economist

Peter NavarroPeter Navarro
15 July 1949, American
Economist
David KahnemanDaniel Kahneman
05 March 1934, Israeli, American
American-Israeli psychologist

Muhammad YunusMuhammad Yunus
28 June 1940, Bangladeshi
 

Ben BernankeBen Bernanke
13 December 1953, American
Economist

Carlos Salinas de GortariCarlos Salinas de Gortari
03 April 1948, Mexican
President
Richard ThalerRichard Thaler
12 September 1945, American
Nobel Prize Winner in Economics (2017)

Paul VolckerPaul Volcker
05 September 1927, American
Former Chair of the Federal Reserve
Michael PorterMichael Porter
23 May 1947, American
Economist, Researcher, Author, Advisor, Speaker

Anita Bose PfaffAnita Bose Pfaff
29 November 1942, German
Economist

Kristalina GeorgievaKristalina Georgieva
13 August 1953, Bulgarian
Managing Director of the IMF
Robert SolowRobert Solow
23 August 1924, American
Economist

Kenneth ArrowKenneth Arrow
23 August 1921, American
Economist & Political Theorist
Harry Max MarkowitzHarry Markowitz
24 August 1927, American
Economist

Robert C. MertonRobert C. Merton
31 July 1944, American
Economist

Myron ScholesMyron Scholes
01 July 1941, Canadian, American
Economist
Robert Lucas Jr.Robert Lucas Jr.
15 September 1937, American
Economist

Robert MundellRobert Mundell
24 October 1932, Canadian
Economist
William Forsyth SharpeWilliam F. Sharpe
16 June 1934, American
Economist

Abhijit BanerjeeAbhijit Banerjee
21 February 1961, Indian, American
Economist

John HarsanyiJohn Harsanyi
29 May 1920, Hungarian, American
Economist

Joseph E. StiglitzJoseph E. Stiglitz
09 February 1943, American
Economist & Author
Reinhard SeltenReinhard Selten
05 October 1930, Polish
Economist
Sir James A. MirrleesJames Mirrlees
05 July 1936, British
Economist

Daniel Little McFaddenDaniel McFadden
29 July 1937, American
Economist

Lawrence KudlowLawrence Kudlow
20 August 1947, American
Director of the National Economic Council

Bogolo Joy KenewendoBogolo Joy Kenewendo
1987 AD, Botswanan
Economist, Politician
Gary CohnGary Cohn
27 August 1960, American
Investment Banker

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Christine LagardeChristine Lagarde
01 January 1956, French
Economist, Lawyer, Diplomat, Politician,

Subramanian SwamySubramanian Swamy
15 September 1939, Indian
Economist, Politician, Author

Fareed ZakariaFareed Zakaria
20 January 1964, American
Journalist, Reporter, Essayist, Writer, Economist

Paul KrugmanPaul Krugman
28 February 1953, American
Columnist, Economist, Essayist, Blogger,
Thabo MbekiThabo Mbeki
18 June 1942, South African
Politician, Economist

Viktor YanukovychViktor Yanukovych
09 July 1950, Ukrainian
Politician, Engineer, Economist, Racecar driver
Queen Máxima of the NetherlandsQueen Máxima of the Netherlands
17 May 1971
Economist, Judge

Niall FergusonNiall Ferguson
18 April 1964, British
Writer, Economic historian, Historian, University

George OsborneGeorge Osborne
23 May 1971, British
Politician, Economist
Li KeqiangLi Keqiang
01 July 1955
Politician, Economist

Lawrence SummersLawrence Summers
30 November 1954, American
Economist, University teacher, Professor,
Thomas PikettyThomas Piketty
07 May 1971, French
Economist, University teacher

Joseph StiglitzJoseph Stiglitz
09 February 1943, American
Economist, University teacher, Science writer,

Francis FukuyamaFrancis Fukuyama
27 October 1952, American
Writer, Political scientist, Blogger, Economist

Mark CarneyMark Carney
16 March 1965, Canadian
Economist, Banker, Entrepreneur

Janet YellenJanet Yellen
13 August 1946, American
Economist, Professor, Banker
Mario DraghiMario Draghi
03 September 1947, Italian
Economist, Banker, University teacher

Robert ReichRobert Reich
24 June 1946, American
Politician

Hina Rabbani KharHina Rabbani Khar
19 November 1977, Pakistani
Diplomat, Politician, Entrepreneur, Economist

Immanuel WallersteinImmanuel Wallerstein
28 September 1930, American
Economist, Geopolitician, Economic historian,
Scott AdamsScott Adams
08 June 1957, American
Comics artist, Economist, Journalist

Yanis VaroufakisYanis Varoufakis
24 March 1961, Australian, Greek
Economist, Politician, Professor, Non-fiction
Jeffrey SachsJeffrey Sachs
05 November 1954, American
Economist, University teacher

Alex SalmondAlex Salmond
31 December 1954, British
Economist, Politician

Dominique Strauss-KahnDominique Strauss-Kahn
25 April 1949, French
Economist, Politician, Lawyer, University teacher
Jens StoltenbergJens Stoltenberg
16 March 1959, Norwegian
Economist, Politician

Vicente FoxVicente Fox
02 July 1942, Mexican
Politician, Economist
Viktor YushchenkoViktor Yushchenko
23 February 1954, Ukrainian
Economist, Politician, Banker

Sepp BlatterSepp Blatter
10 March 1936, Swiss
Functionary, Economist

Bjørn LomborgBjørn Lomborg
06 January 1965, Danish
Economist, Educationist, University teacher
Helmut SchmidtHelmut Schmidt
23 December 1918, German
Politician, Economist, Civil servant, Non-fiction

Janusz Korwin-MikkeJanusz Korwin-Mikke
27 October 1942, Polish
Politician, Bridge player, Economist, Journalist,
Sergey ShoyguSergey Shoygu
21 May 1955, Russian
Politician, Military personnel, Economist

Robert J. ShillerRobert J. Shiller
29 March 1946, American
Economist, Writer, Educationist, University

Wen JiabaoWen Jiabao
15 September 1942, Chinese
Politician, Geologist, Economist

Miloš ZemanMiloš Zeman
28 September 1944, Czech
Politician, Economist
Ernesto ZedilloErnesto Zedillo
27 December 1951, Mexican
Economist, University teacher, Author
Paul WolfowitzPaul Wolfowitz
22 December 1943, American
Political scientist, Diplomat, Politician,

Jeremy RifkinJeremy Rifkin
26 January 1945, American
Economist, Sociologist, Writer, Prospectivist,

Junichiro KoizumiJunichiro Koizumi
08 January 1942, Japanese
Politician, Diplomat, Economist

Mohamed A. El-ErianMohamed A. El-Erian
19 August 1958, American
Economist
Paul RomerPaul Romer
06 November 1955, American
economist

Pierluigi CollinaPierluigi Collina
13 February 1960, Italian
Association football referee, Writer, Economist

Romano ProdiRomano Prodi
09 August 1939, Italian
Economist, Politician, University teacher

Emma Georgina RothschildEmma Georgina Rothschild
16 May 1948, British
Economic historian, Historian, University teacher,

Greg MankiwGreg Mankiw
03 February 1958, American
Economist, Blogger
Hans-Hermann HoppeHans-Hermann Hoppe
02 September 1949, German
Economist, Philosopher, Academic, University

Mario MontiMario Monti
19 March 1943, Italian
Economist, Politician, University teacher
Herman Van RompuyHerman Van Rompuy
31 October 1947, Belgian
Politician, Economist

Peter R. OrszagPeter R. Orszag
16 December 1968, American
Economist, Banker, Politician

Nouriel RoubiniNouriel Roubini
29 March 1958, American
Economist, Art collector, University teacher
Alan KruegerAlan Krueger
17 September 1960, American
Economist, University teacher

Eugene FamaEugene Fama
14 February 1939, American
Economist, Educationist, University teacher
Geert HofstedeGeert Hofstede
02 October 1928
Psychologist, University teacher, Anthropologist,

Ngozi Okonjo-IwealaNgozi Okonjo-Iweala
13 June 1954, Nigerian
Diplomat, Economist

Henri de CastriesHenri de Castries
15 August 1954, French
Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Economist

Raj ChettyRaj Chetty
04 August 1979, American
Economist, University teacher
Tyler CowenTyler Cowen
21 January 1962, American
Economist, Educationist, Writer, Blogger,

Danilo MedinaDanilo Medina
10 November 1951, Dominican
Economist, Politician
Viktor ZubkovViktor Zubkov
15 September 1941, Russian
Politician, Entrepreneur, Economist

David D. FriedmanDavid D. Friedman
12 February 1945, American
Economist, Physicist, Blogger, Writer, University
Angus DeatonAngus Deaton
19 October 1945, British, American
Economist, Professor

Antonio NegriAntonio Negri
01 August 1933, Italian
Philosopher, Politician, Professor, Economist
Stanley FischerStanley Fischer
15 October 1943, Israeli, American
Economist, Educationist, Writer, Professor, Banker