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

Peter NavarroPeter Navarro
15 July 1949, American
Economist

Anita Bose PfaffAnita Bose Pfaff
29 November 1942, German
Economist

Alan GreenspanAlan Greenspan
06 March 1926, American
American economist

Amartya SenAmartya Sen
03 November 1933, Indian
Economist & Philosopher
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
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
Abhijit BanerjeeAbhijit Banerjee
21 February 1961, Indian, American
Economist

Joseph E. StiglitzJoseph E. Stiglitz
09 February 1943, American
Economist & Author

Muhammad YunusMuhammad Yunus
28 June 1940, Bangladeshi
 

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

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

Jeffrey SachsJeffrey Sachs
05 November 1954, American
Economist
Robert SolowRobert Solow
23 August 1924, American
Economist

Peter R. OrszagPeter R. Orszag
16 December 1968, American
Economist, Banker
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
Robert C. MertonRobert C. Merton
31 July 1944, American
Economist

William Forsyth SharpeWilliam F. Sharpe
16 June 1934, American
Economist
Robert Lucas Jr.Robert Lucas Jr.
15 September 1937, American
Economist

Gary CohnGary Cohn
27 August 1960, American
Investment Banker

Robert MundellRobert Mundell
24 October 1932, Canadian
Economist
John HarsanyiJohn Harsanyi
29 May 1920, Hungarian, American
Economist

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Daniel Little McFaddenDaniel McFadden
29 July 1937, American
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
Mario DraghiMario Draghi
03 September 1947, Italian
Economist, Banker, University teacher

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

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

Klaus SchwabKlaus Schwab
30 March 1938, German
Economist, Educationist, University teacher
Dominique Strauss-KahnDominique Strauss-Kahn
25 April 1949, French
Economist, Politician, Lawyer, University teacher

Eric WeinsteinEric Weinstein
26 October 1965, American
Mathematician

Robert ReichRobert Reich
24 June 1946, American
Politician

Lawrence SummersLawrence Summers
30 November 1954, American
Economist

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

Niall FergusonNiall Ferguson
18 April 1964, British
Writer, Economic historian, Historian, University
Subramanian SwamySubramanian Swamy
15 September 1939, Indian
Economist, Politician, Author

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

Li KeqiangLi Keqiang
01 July 1955
Politician, Economist
Francis FukuyamaFrancis Fukuyama
27 October 1952, American
Writer, Political scientist, Blogger, Economist

George AkerlofGeorge Akerlof
17 June 1940, American
Economist
Yanis VaroufakisYanis Varoufakis
24 March 1961, Australian, Greek
Economist, Politician, Professor, Non-fiction

Mark CarneyMark Carney
16 March 1965, Canadian, Irish, British
Economist

George OsborneGeorge Osborne
23 May 1971, British
Politician, Economist

Jens StoltenbergJens Stoltenberg
16 March 1959, Norwegian
Economist, Politician

Scott AdamsScott Adams
08 June 1957, American
Comics artist, Economist, Journalist
Joseph StiglitzJoseph Stiglitz
09 February 1943, American
Economist, University teacher, Science writer,

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

Sepp BlatterSepp Blatter
10 March 1936, Swiss
Functionary, Economist

Thomas PikettyThomas Piketty
07 May 1971, French
Economist, University teacher
Pierluigi CollinaPierluigi Collina
13 February 1960, Italian
Association football referee, Writer, Economist

Queen Máxima of the NetherlandsQueen Máxima of the Netherlands
17 May 1971, Argentinian, Dutch
Queen
Arthur LafferArthur Laffer
14 August 1940, American
Economist

Vicente FoxVicente Fox
02 July 1942, Mexican
Politician, Economist

Viktor YushchenkoViktor Yushchenko
23 February 1954, Ukrainian
Economist, Politician, Banker
Wen JiabaoWen Jiabao
15 September 1942, Chinese
Politician, Geologist, Economist

Sergey ShoyguSergey Shoygu
21 May 1955, Russian
Politician, Military personnel, Economist
Hans-Hermann HoppeHans-Hermann Hoppe
02 September 1949, German
Economist, Philosopher, Academic, University

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

Paul WolfowitzPaul Wolfowitz
22 December 1943, American
Political scientist, Diplomat, Politician,
Dan ArielyDan Ariely
29 April 1967, Israeli, American
Psychologist

Phil GrammPhil Gramm
08 July 1942, American
Economist
Miloš ZemanMiloš Zeman
28 September 1944, Czech
Politician, Economist

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

Janusz Korwin-MikkeJanusz Korwin-Mikke
27 October 1942, Polish
Politician, Bridge player, Economist, Journalist,

Mario MontiMario Monti
19 March 1943, Italian
Economist, Politician, University teacher
Urjit PatelUrjit Patel
28 October 1963, Indian
Economist
Robert J. ShillerRobert J. Shiller
29 March 1946, American
Economist, Writer, Educationist, University

Ernesto ZedilloErnesto Zedillo
27 December 1951, Mexican
Economist, University teacher, Author

George P. ShultzGeorge P. Shultz
13 December 1920, American
Economist

Nouriel RoubiniNouriel Roubini
29 March 1958, American
Economist, Art collector, University teacher
Steven LevittSteven Levitt
29 May 1967, American
Economist

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

David D. FriedmanDavid D. Friedman
12 February 1945, American
Economist, Physicist, Blogger, Writer, University

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

Tim HarfordTim Harford
27 September 1973, British
economist, journalist
Hina Rabbani KharHina Rabbani Khar
19 November 1977, Pakistani
Diplomat, Politician, Entrepreneur, Economist

Immanuel WallersteinImmanuel Wallerstein
28 September 1930, American
Economist, Geopolitician, Economic historian,
Tyler CowenTyler Cowen
21 January 1962, American
Economist, Educationist, Writer, Blogger,

Geert HofstedeGeert Hofstede
02 October 1928
Psychologist, University teacher, Anthropologist,
Dambisa MoyoDambisa Moyo
02 February 1969, Zambian
Economist
Greg MankiwGreg Mankiw
03 February 1958, American
Economist, Blogger