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
Amartya SenAmartya Sen
03 November 1933, Indian
Economist & Philosopher

Raghuram RajanRaghuram Rajan
03 February 1963, Indian
Adviser

Thomas SowellThomas Sowell
30 June 1930, American
Economist

Alan GreenspanAlan Greenspan
06 March 1926, American
American economist

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

Carlos Salinas de GortariCarlos Salinas de Gortari
03 April 1948, Mexican
President

Muhammad YunusMuhammad Yunus
28 June 1940, Bangladeshi
 

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

Myron ScholesMyron Scholes
01 July 1941, Canadian, American
Economist
William Forsyth SharpeWilliam F. Sharpe
16 June 1934, American
Economist

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

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

Lawrence KudlowLawrence Kudlow
20 August 1947, American
Director of the National Economic Council
Joseph E. StiglitzJoseph E. Stiglitz
09 February 1943, American
Economist & Author

Sir James A. MirrleesJames Mirrlees
05 July 1936, British
Economist

Reinhard SeltenReinhard Selten
05 October 1930, Polish
Economist

Daniel Little McFaddenDaniel McFadden
29 July 1937, American
Economist
Bogolo Joy KenewendoBogolo Joy Kenewendo
1987 AD, Botswanan
Economist, Politician
Christine LagardeChristine Lagarde
01 January 1956, French
Economist, Lawyer, Diplomat, Politician,

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

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

Queen Máxima of the NetherlandsQueen Máxima of the Netherlands
17 May 1971
Economist, Judge
George OsborneGeorge Osborne
23 May 1971, British
Politician, Economist

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

Yanis VaroufakisYanis Varoufakis
24 March 1961, Australian, Greek
Economist, Politician, Professor, Non-fiction

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

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Paul KrugmanPaul Krugman
28 February 1953, American
Columnist, Economist, Essayist, Blogger,
Sepp BlatterSepp Blatter
10 March 1936, Swiss
Functionary, Economist

Dominique Strauss-KahnDominique Strauss-Kahn
25 April 1949, French
Economist, Politician, Lawyer, University teacher
Mark CarneyMark Carney
16 March 1965, Canadian
Economist, Banker, Entrepreneur

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

Viktor YanukovychViktor Yanukovych
09 July 1950, Ukrainian
Politician, Engineer, Economist, Racecar driver
Joseph StiglitzJoseph Stiglitz
09 February 1943, American
Economist, University teacher, Science writer,

Scott AdamsScott Adams
08 June 1957, American
Comics artist, Economist, Journalist
Li KeqiangLi Keqiang
01 July 1955
Politician, Economist

Mario DraghiMario Draghi
03 September 1947, Italian
Economist, Banker, University teacher

Janet YellenJanet Yellen
13 August 1946, American
Economist, Professor, Banker

Viktor YushchenkoViktor Yushchenko
23 February 1954, Ukrainian
Economist, Politician, Banker

Ernesto ZedilloErnesto Zedillo
27 December 1951, Mexican
Economist, University teacher, Author
Vicente FoxVicente Fox
02 July 1942, Mexican
Politician, Economist

Lawrence SummersLawrence Summers
30 November 1954, American
Economist, University teacher, Professor,

Alan KruegerAlan Krueger
17 September 1960, American
Economist, University teacher

Jeffrey SachsJeffrey Sachs
05 November 1954, American
Economist, University teacher
Helmut SchmidtHelmut Schmidt
23 December 1918, German
Politician, Economist, Civil servant, Non-fiction

Pierluigi CollinaPierluigi Collina
13 February 1960, Italian
Association football referee, Writer, Economist
Jens StoltenbergJens Stoltenberg
16 March 1959, Norwegian
Economist, Politician

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

Paul WolfowitzPaul Wolfowitz
22 December 1943, American
Political scientist, Diplomat, Politician,
Thomas PikettyThomas Piketty
07 May 1971, French
Economist, University teacher

Paul VolckerPaul Volcker
05 September 1927, American
Economist, Banker
Sergey ShoyguSergey Shoygu
21 May 1955, Russian
Politician, Military personnel, Economist

Kristalina GeorgievaKristalina Georgieva
13 August 1953, Bulgarian
Economist, University teacher

Peter R. OrszagPeter R. Orszag
16 December 1968, American
Economist, Banker, Politician
Miloš ZemanMiloš Zeman
28 September 1944, Czech
Politician, Economist

Alex SalmondAlex Salmond
31 December 1954, British
Economist, Politician
Emma Georgina RothschildEmma Georgina Rothschild
16 May 1948, British
Economic historian, Historian, University teacher,

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

Paul RomerPaul Romer
06 November 1955, American
economist

Danilo MedinaDanilo Medina
10 November 1951, Dominican
Economist, Politician
Romano ProdiRomano Prodi
09 August 1939, Italian
Economist, Politician, University teacher
Bjørn LomborgBjørn Lomborg
06 January 1965, Danish
Economist, Educationist, University teacher

Hans-Hermann HoppeHans-Hermann Hoppe
02 September 1949, German
Economist, Philosopher, Academic, University

Herman Van RompuyHerman Van Rompuy
31 October 1947, Belgian
Politician, Economist

Janusz Korwin-MikkeJanusz Korwin-Mikke
27 October 1942, Polish
Politician, Bridge player, Economist, Journalist,
Greg MankiwGreg Mankiw
03 February 1958, American
Economist, Blogger

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

Mohamed A. El-ErianMohamed A. El-Erian
19 August 1958, American
Economist

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

Ishaq DarIshaq Dar
13 May 1950, Pakistani
Economist, Financier, Politician
Martin FeldsteinMartin Feldstein
25 November 1939, American
Economist, University teacher, Professor

Tyler CowenTyler Cowen
21 January 1962, American
Economist, Educationist, Writer, Blogger,
Robert J. ShillerRobert J. Shiller
29 March 1946, American
Economist, Writer, Educationist, University

Alexander DownerAlexander Downer
09 September 1951, Australian
Economist, Diplomat, Politician

Ngozi Okonjo-IwealaNgozi Okonjo-Iweala
13 June 1954, Nigerian
Diplomat, Economist
Immanuel WallersteinImmanuel Wallerstein
28 September 1930, American
Economist, Geopolitician, Economic historian,

Viktor ZubkovViktor Zubkov
15 September 1941, Russian
Politician, Entrepreneur, Economist
Eugene FamaEugene Fama
14 February 1939, American
Economist, Educationist, University teacher

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

Alejandro ToledoAlejandro Toledo
28 March 1946, Peruvian
Economist, Politician

Jacques DelorsJacques Delors
20 July 1925, French
Economist, Politician, Banker, Trade unionist
David D. FriedmanDavid D. Friedman
12 February 1945, American
Economist, Physicist, Blogger, Writer, University

Angus DeatonAngus Deaton
19 October 1945, British, American
Economist, Professor
Jagdish BhagwatiJagdish Bhagwati
26 July 1934, Indian
Economist

Abolhassan BanisadrAbolhassan Banisadr
22 March 1933, Iranian
Politician, Economist

Mario MontiMario Monti
19 March 1943, Italian
Economist, Politician, University teacher

Václav KlausVáclav Klaus
19 June 1941, Czech
Politician, Economist, Educationist
John HewsonJohn Hewson
28 October 1946, Australian
Economist, Politician