An economist is a person who studies and develops the theories and concepts of economics. A branch of social science, economics is a wide-ranging field and includes many sub-fields on which an economist studies and makes his references. Economists create, propose and implement policies by understanding the intricacies of the subject. Though this a separate branch of social science, the world has been witness to numerous instances wherein people from various backgrounds such as mathematics, business, political science, law, sociology and even history turn into being prominent economists. Just like every other country in the world, Britain too has a long list of economists who have served for the welfare of the country. The list include names like William Beveridge most famous for his 1942 report Social Insurance and Allied Services, Sir Anthony Tony Atkinson noted for establishing the British field of inequality and poverty, John Hicks well-known for his pioneering on general economic equilibrium theory, James Meade famed for his path breaking contribution to the theory of international trade and capital movements, and the recent Nobel laureate Angus Deaton. Check this segment to find out more about noted and famous British economists, their life, their works, their theories and their analysis.
John Maynard KeynesJohn Maynard Keynes
05 June 1883
John Stuart MillJohn Stuart Mill
20 May 1806
British Philosopher and Civil Servant.

Thomas Robert MalthusThomas Robert Malthus
13 February 1766
Political Economist

Alfred Marshall Alfred Marshall
26 July 1842

Ronald CoaseRonald Coase
29 December 1910

William BeveridgeWilliam Beveridge
05 March 1879
Friedrich von HayekFriedrich von Hayek
08 May 1899

Sir James A. MirrleesJames Mirrlees
05 July 1936

Roy HarrodRoy Harrod
13 February 1900

James MeadeJames Meade
23 June 1907
John HicksJohn R Hicks
08 April 1904

Sir Richard StoneSir Richard Stone
30 August 1913
Sir Clive William John GrangerSir Clive William John Granger
04 September 1934
British economist

Cecil RhodesCecil Rhodes
05 July 1853
Entrepreneur, Politician, Economist

William Rees-MoggWilliam Rees-Mogg
14 July 1928
Journalist, Writer, Economist
George OsborneGeorge Osborne
23 May 1971
Politician, Economist

Niall FergusonNiall Ferguson
18 April 1964
Writer, Economic historian, Historian, University
David RicardoDavid Ricardo
18 April 1772

Alex SalmondAlex Salmond
31 December 1954
Economist, Politician

Emma Georgina RothschildEmma Georgina Rothschild
16 May 1948
Economic historian, Historian, University teacher,
Walter BagehotWalter Bagehot
03 February 1826
Journalist, Economist, Political scientist,

Harriet MartineauHarriet Martineau
12 June 1802
Linguist, Journalist, Economist, Historian,
E. F. SchumacherE. F. Schumacher
16 August 1911
Economist, Philosopher, Statistician

William WhewellWilliam Whewell
24 May 1794
Economist, Physicist, Historian, Philosopher,

Arvind PanagariyaArvind Panagariya
30 September 1952

Angus DeatonAngus Deaton
19 October 1945
Economist, Professor
Arthur Cecil PigouArthur Cecil Pigou
18 November 1877
Economist, Paramedic, University teacher
Abhisit VejjajivaAbhisit Vejjajiva
03 August 1964
Economist, Politician, University teacher

William Stanley JevonsWilliam Stanley Jevons

Frank P. RamseyFrank P. Ramsey
22 February 1903
Mathematician, Philosopher, Economist

William PlayfairWilliam Playfair
22 September 1759
Economist, Mathematician, Engineer, Statistician
Kenneth E. BouldingKenneth E. Boulding
18 January 1910
Economist, University teacher, Philosopher,

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Thomas MalthusThomas Malthus
13 February 1766

Angus MaddisonAngus Maddison
06 December 1926
Economist, University teacher

Antony C. SuttonAntony C. Sutton
14 February 1925
Economist, Engineer, Historian, University teacher

William PettyWilliam Petty
26 May 1623
Economist, Mathematician, Philosopher,
Martin WolfMartin Wolf
16 March 1946
journalist, economist, university teacher

Arnold ToynbeeArnold Toynbee
23 August 1852
Adam FergusonAdam Ferguson
20 June 1723
Philosopher, Librarian, Historian, Soldier,

Tim HarfordTim Harford
27 September 1973
economist, journalist

Christopher A. PissaridesChristopher A. Pissarides
20 February 1948
Economist, University teacher
Francis Ysidro EdgeworthFrancis Ysidro Edgeworth
08 February 1845
Economist, Statistician, Lawyer, Mathematician

John A. HobsonJohn A. Hobson
06 July 1858
Thomas ChalmersThomas Chalmers
17 March 1780
Mathematician, Theologian, Writer, University

Margaret HassanMargaret Hassan
18 April 1945

Noreena HertzNoreena Hertz
24 September 1967
Economist, Journalist

Howard DaviesHoward Davies
12 February 1951

Sir John Richard HicksSir John Richard Hicks
08 April 1904