Find out more about the greatest 21st Century Economists, including Janet Yellen, Angus Deaton, Amartya Sen, Raghuram Rajan and Alan Greenspan.
Thomas SowellThomas Sowell
30 June 1930, American
Economist
Manmohan SinghManmohan Singh
26 September 1932, Indian
Former Prime Minister of India

Alan GreenspanAlan Greenspan
06 March 1926, American
American economist

Amartya SenAmartya Sen
03 November 1933, Indian
Economist & Philosopher

Peter NavarroPeter Navarro
15 July 1949, American
Economist

Ben BernankeBen Bernanke
13 December 1953, American
Economist
David KahnemanDaniel Kahneman
05 March 1934, Israeli, American
American-Israeli psychologist

Raghuram RajanRaghuram Rajan
03 February 1963, Indian
Adviser

Joseph E. StiglitzJoseph E. Stiglitz
09 February 1943, American
Economist & Author
Abhijit BanerjeeAbhijit Banerjee
21 February 1961, Indian, American
Economist

Lawrence KudlowLawrence Kudlow
20 August 1947, American
Director of the National Economic Council
Carlos Salinas de GortariCarlos Salinas de Gortari
03 April 1948, Mexican
President

Jeffrey SachsJeffrey Sachs
05 November 1954, American
Economist

Kristalina GeorgievaKristalina Georgieva
13 August 1953, Bulgarian
Managing Director of the IMF

Muhammad YunusMuhammad Yunus
28 June 1940, Bangladeshi
 

Esther DufloEsther Duflo
25 October 1972, French, American
American-French Economist
Paul VolckerPaul Volcker
05 September 1927, American
Former Chair of the Federal Reserve

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

Anita Bose PfaffAnita Bose Pfaff
29 November 1942, German
Economist

Richard ThalerRichard Thaler
12 September 1945, American
Nobel Prize Winner in Economics (2017)
Michael PorterMichael Porter
23 May 1947, American
Economist, Researcher, Author, Advisor, Speaker

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

Myron ScholesMyron Scholes
01 July 1941, Canadian, American
Economist
Daniel Little McFaddenDaniel McFadden
29 July 1937, American
Economist

William Forsyth SharpeWilliam F. Sharpe
16 June 1934, American
Economist
Robert C. MertonRobert C. Merton
31 July 1944, American
Economist

Robert Lucas Jr.Robert Lucas Jr.
15 September 1937, American
Economist

Gary CohnGary Cohn
27 August 1960, American
Investment Banker
John HarsanyiJohn Harsanyi
29 May 1920, Hungarian, American
Economist

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Robert MundellRobert Mundell
24 October 1932, Canadian
Economist
Sir James A. MirrleesJames Mirrlees
05 July 1936, British
Economist

Reinhard SeltenReinhard Selten
05 October 1930, Polish
Economist

Sir Clive William John GrangerSir Clive William John Granger
04 September 1934, British
Academic

Bogolo Joy KenewendoBogolo Joy Kenewendo
1987 AD, Botswanan
Economist, Politician
Janet YellenJanet Yellen
13 August 1946, American
Economist
Dominique Strauss-KahnDominique Strauss-Kahn
25 April 1949, French
Economist, Politician, Lawyer, University teacher

John Forbes Nash, Jr.John Forbes Nash, Jr.
13 June 1928, American
Mathematician

Klaus SchwabKlaus Schwab
30 March 1938, German
Economist, Educationist, University teacher

Robert ReichRobert Reich
24 June 1946, American
Politician
Eric WeinsteinEric Weinstein
26 October 1965, American
Mathematician

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

George AkerlofGeorge Akerlof
17 June 1940, American
Economist

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

Paul KrugmanPaul Krugman
28 February 1953, American
Columnist, Economist, Essayist, Blogger,
Christine LagardeChristine Lagarde
01 January 1956, French
Economist, Lawyer, Diplomat, Politician,

Scott AdamsScott Adams
08 June 1957, American
Comics artist, Economist, Journalist
Lawrence SummersLawrence Summers
30 November 1954, American
Economist

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

Francis FukuyamaFrancis Fukuyama
27 October 1952, American
Writer, Political scientist, Blogger, Economist
Queen Máxima of the NetherlandsQueen Máxima of the Netherlands
17 May 1971, Argentinian, Dutch
Queen

Yanis VaroufakisYanis Varoufakis
24 March 1961, Australian, Greek
Economist, Politician, Professor, Non-fiction
Joseph StiglitzJoseph Stiglitz
09 February 1943, American
Economist, University teacher, Science writer,

Thabo MbekiThabo Mbeki
18 June 1942, South African
Politician, Economist

Li KeqiangLi Keqiang
01 July 1955
Politician, Economist

Thomas PikettyThomas Piketty
07 May 1971, French
Economist, University teacher

Pierluigi CollinaPierluigi Collina
13 February 1960, Italian
Association football referee, Writer, Economist
George OsborneGeorge Osborne
23 May 1971, British
Politician, Economist

Vicente FoxVicente Fox
02 July 1942, Mexican
Politician, Economist

Viktor YanukovychViktor Yanukovych
09 July 1950, Ukrainian
Politician, Engineer, Economist, Racecar driver

Sepp BlatterSepp Blatter
10 March 1936, Swiss
Functionary, Economist
Dan ArielyDan Ariely
29 April 1967, Israeli, American
Psychologist

Jens StoltenbergJens Stoltenberg
16 March 1959, Norwegian
Economist, Politician
Mark CarneyMark Carney
16 March 1965, Canadian, Irish, British
Economist

Mateusz MorawieckiMateusz Morawiecki
20 June 1968, Polish
Prime Minister of Poland

Paul A. VolckerPaul A. Volcker
05 September 1927, American
Economist
Thomas WoodsThomas Woods
01 August 1972, American
Historian, Writer, Economist

Hans-Hermann HoppeHans-Hermann Hoppe
02 September 1949, German
Economist, Philosopher, Academic, University
Janusz Korwin-MikkeJanusz Korwin-Mikke
27 October 1942, Polish
Politician, Bridge player, Economist, Journalist,

James D. WolfensohnJames D. Wolfensohn
01 December 1933, Australian, American
Lawyer

Sergey ShoyguSergey Shoygu
21 May 1955, Russian
Politician, Military personnel, Economist
Paul WolfowitzPaul Wolfowitz
22 December 1943, American
Political scientist, Diplomat, Politician,

Miloš ZemanMiloš Zeman
28 September 1944, Czech
Politician, Economist
Viktor YushchenkoViktor Yushchenko
23 February 1954, Ukrainian
Economist, Politician, Banker

Urjit PatelUrjit Patel
28 October 1963, Indian
Economist

Mohamed A. El-ErianMohamed A. El-Erian
19 August 1958, Egyptian, French, American
Businessman

Phil GrammPhil Gramm
08 July 1942, American
Economist
Ernesto ZedilloErnesto Zedillo
27 December 1951, Mexican
Economist, University teacher, Author
Eugene FamaEugene Fama
14 February 1939, American
Economist, Educationist, University teacher

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

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

George P. ShultzGeorge P. Shultz
13 December 1920, American
Economist
Hina Rabbani KharHina Rabbani Khar
19 November 1977, Pakistani
Diplomat, Politician, Entrepreneur, Economist

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

Steven LevittSteven Levitt
29 May 1967, American
Economist

Geert HofstedeGeert Hofstede
02 October 1928
Psychologist, University teacher, Anthropologist,

Arthur LafferArthur Laffer
14 August 1940, American
Economist
Bjørn LomborgBjørn Lomborg
06 January 1965, Danish
Economist, Educationist, University teacher

Philipp HildebrandPhilipp Hildebrand
19 July 1963, Swiss
Banker, Economist, University teacher
Immanuel WallersteinImmanuel Wallerstein
28 September 1930, American
Economist, Geopolitician, Economic historian,

Ishaq DarIshaq Dar
13 May 1950, Pakistani
Economist, Financier, Politician
Tyler CowenTyler Cowen
21 January 1962, American
Economist, Educationist, Writer, Blogger,
David D. FriedmanDavid D. Friedman
12 February 1945, American
Economist, Physicist, Blogger, Writer, University