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
Thomas SowellThomas Sowell
30 June 1930, American
Economist

Amartya SenAmartya Sen
03 November 1933, Indian
Economist & Philosopher

David KahnemanDaniel Kahneman
05 March 1934, Israeli, American
American-Israeli psychologist

Raghuram RajanRaghuram Rajan
03 February 1963, Indian
Adviser

Alan GreenspanAlan Greenspan
06 March 1926, American
American economist
Lawrence KudlowLawrence Kudlow
20 August 1947, American
Director of the National Economic Council

Ben BernankeBen Bernanke
13 December 1953, American
Economist

Abhijit BanerjeeAbhijit Banerjee
21 February 1961, Indian, American
Economist
Carlos Salinas de GortariCarlos Salinas de Gortari
03 April 1948, Mexican
President

Muhammad YunusMuhammad Yunus
28 June 1940, Bangladeshi
 
Jeffrey SachsJeffrey Sachs
05 November 1954, American
Economist

Anita Bose PfaffAnita Bose Pfaff
29 November 1942, German
Economist

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

Peter NavarroPeter Navarro
15 July 1949, American
Economist

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

Michael PorterMichael Porter
23 May 1947, American
Economist, Researcher, Author, Advisor, Speaker

Robert MundellRobert Mundell
24 October 1932, Canadian
Economist
Richard ThalerRichard Thaler
12 September 1945, American
Nobel Prize Winner in Economics (2017)

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

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

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Sir James A. MirrleesJames Mirrlees
05 July 1936, British
Economist
Daniel Little McFaddenDaniel McFadden
29 July 1937, American
Economist

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

Reinhard SeltenReinhard Selten
05 October 1930, Polish
Economist

Bogolo Joy KenewendoBogolo Joy Kenewendo
1987 AD, Botswanan
Economist, Politician
Ngozi Okonjo-IwealaNgozi Okonjo-Iweala
13 June 1954, Nigerian
Diplomat, Economist
Mario DraghiMario Draghi
03 September 1947, Italian
Economist, Banker, University teacher

Janet YellenJanet Yellen
13 August 1946, American
Economist

Eric WeinsteinEric Weinstein
26 October 1965, American
Mathematician

Klaus SchwabKlaus Schwab
30 March 1938, German
Economist, Educationist, University teacher
Subramanian SwamySubramanian Swamy
15 September 1939, Indian
Economist, Politician, Author

Sepp BlatterSepp Blatter
10 March 1936, Swiss
Functionary, Economist

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

Queen Máxima of the NetherlandsQueen Máxima of the Netherlands
17 May 1971, Argentinian, Dutch
Queen

Dominique Strauss-KahnDominique Strauss-Kahn
25 April 1949, French
Economist, Politician, Lawyer, University teacher
Thabo MbekiThabo Mbeki
18 June 1942, South African
Politician, Economist

Robert ReichRobert Reich
24 June 1946, American
Politician
Paul KrugmanPaul Krugman
28 February 1953, American
Columnist, Economist, Essayist, Blogger,

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

Pierluigi CollinaPierluigi Collina
13 February 1960, Italian
Association football referee, Writer, Economist
Lawrence SummersLawrence Summers
30 November 1954, American
Economist

George OsborneGeorge Osborne
23 May 1971, British
Politician, Economist
Jens StoltenbergJens Stoltenberg
16 March 1959, Norwegian
Economist, Politician

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

Li KeqiangLi Keqiang
01 July 1955
Politician, Economist

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

Sergey ShoyguSergey Shoygu
21 May 1955, Russian
Politician, Military personnel, Economist
Francis FukuyamaFrancis Fukuyama
27 October 1952, American
Writer, Political scientist, Blogger, Economist

Miloš ZemanMiloš Zeman
28 September 1944, Czech
Politician, Economist

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

Scott AdamsScott Adams
08 June 1957, American
Comics artist, Economist, Journalist
Vicente FoxVicente Fox
02 July 1942, Mexican
Politician, Economist

Sonali DeraniyagalaSonali Deraniyagala
1964 AD, Sri Lankan
Memoirist, Economist
Yulia NavalnayaYulia Navalnaya
24 July 1976, Russian
Economist

Thomas PikettyThomas Piketty
07 May 1971, French
Economist

Joseph StiglitzJoseph Stiglitz
09 February 1943, American
Economist, University teacher, Science writer,
Hernando de Soto PolarHernando de Soto Polar
03 June 1941, Peruvian
Economist

Viktor YushchenkoViktor Yushchenko
23 February 1954, Ukrainian
Economist, Politician, Banker
Mateusz MorawieckiMateusz Morawiecki
20 June 1968, Polish
Prime Minister of Poland

Paul WolfowitzPaul Wolfowitz
22 December 1943, American
Political scientist, Diplomat, Politician,

Wen JiabaoWen Jiabao
15 September 1942, Chinese
Politician, Geologist, Economist
Dan ArielyDan Ariely
29 April 1967, Israeli, American
Psychologist

Arthur LafferArthur Laffer
14 August 1940, American
Economist
Janusz Korwin-MikkeJanusz Korwin-Mikke
27 October 1942, Polish
Politician, Bridge player, Economist, Journalist,

Urjit PatelUrjit Patel
28 October 1963, Indian
Economist

Tyler CowenTyler Cowen
21 January 1962, American
Economist, Educationist, Writer, Blogger,

Ernesto ZedilloErnesto Zedillo
27 December 1951, Mexican
Economist, University teacher, Author
Hina Rabbani KharHina Rabbani Khar
19 November 1977, Pakistani
Diplomat, Politician, Entrepreneur, Economist
Emma Georgina RothschildEmma Georgina Rothschild
16 May 1948, British
Economic historian, Historian, University teacher,

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

Evan DavisEvan Davis
08 April 1962, British
Journalist

Robert J. ShillerRobert J. Shiller
29 March 1946, American
Economist, Writer, Educationist, University
George AkerlofGeorge Akerlof
17 June 1940, American
Economist

Sahra WagenknechtSahra Wagenknecht
16 July 1969, German
Politician

Mariana MazzucatoMariana Mazzucato
16 June 1968, Italian, American
Economist

Steven LevittSteven Levitt
29 May 1967, American
Economist

Ingrida ŠimonytėIngrida Šimonytė
15 November 1974, Lithuanian
Prime Minister
Nouriel RoubiniNouriel Roubini
29 March 1958, American
Economist, Art collector, University teacher

Jairam RameshJairam Ramesh
09 April 1954, Indian
Economist
Alejandro ToledoAlejandro Toledo
28 March 1946, Peruvian
Economist, Politician

David D. FriedmanDavid D. Friedman
12 February 1945, American
Economist, Physicist, Blogger, Writer, University
Dambisa MoyoDambisa Moyo
02 February 1969, Zambian
Economist
Phil GrammPhil Gramm
08 July 1942, American
Economist