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
Economist
John Stuart MillJohn Stuart Mill
20 May 1806
British Philosopher and Civil Servant.

Thomas Robert MalthusThomas Robert Malthus
13 February 1766
Political Economist

David RicardoDavid Ricardo
18 April 1772
Economist

Alfred Marshall Alfred Marshall
26 July 1842
Economist

William BeveridgeWilliam Beveridge
05 March 1879
Economist
Ronald CoaseRonald Coase
29 December 1910
Economist

Sir James A. MirrleesJames Mirrlees
05 July 1936
Economist

James MeadeJames Meade
23 June 1907
Economist
Richard StoneRichard Stone
30 August 1913
Economist

Roy HarrodRoy Harrod
13 February 1900
Economist
Friedrich von HayekFriedrich von Hayek
08 May 1899
Economist

John HicksJohn R Hicks
08 April 1904
Economist

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

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

George OsborneGeorge Osborne
23 May 1971
Politician, Economist
Mark CarneyMark Carney
16 March 1965
Economist

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

Alex SalmondAlex Salmond
31 December 1954
Economist, Politician

Emma Georgina RothschildEmma Georgina Rothschild
16 May 1948
Economic historian, Historian, University teacher,
Angus DeatonAngus Deaton
19 October 1945
Economist

Evan DavisEvan Davis
08 April 1962
Journalist
E. F. SchumacherE. F. Schumacher
16 August 1911
Economist, Philosopher, Statistician

Walter BagehotWalter Bagehot
03 February 1826
Journalist, Economist, Political scientist,

Harriet MartineauHarriet Martineau
12 June 1802
Linguist, Journalist, Economist, Historian,
Harold LaskiHarold Laski
30 June 1893
Economist

Beatrice WebbBeatrice Webb
22 January 1858
Sociologist
Joan RobinsonJoan Robinson
31 October 1903
Economist

William Stanley JevonsWilliam Stanley Jevons
01 September 1835
Economist

Arthur Cecil PigouArthur Cecil Pigou
18 November 1877
Economist, Paramedic, University teacher
William PlayfairWilliam Playfair
22 September 1759
Economist, Mathematician, Engineer, Statistician

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William WhewellWilliam Whewell
24 May 1794
Economist, Physicist, Historian, Philosopher,
Martin WolfMartin Wolf
16 March 1946
journalist, economist, university teacher

Tim HarfordTim Harford
27 September 1973
economist, journalist

Arvind PanagariyaArvind Panagariya
30 September 1952
Economist

Henry SidgwickHenry Sidgwick
31 May 1838
Philosopher
Antony C. SuttonAntony C. Sutton
14 February 1925
Economist, Engineer, Historian, University teacher
Angus MaddisonAngus Maddison
06 December 1926
Economist, University teacher

Abhisit VejjajivaAbhisit Vejjajiva
03 August 1964
Economist, Politician, University teacher

Kenneth E. BouldingKenneth E. Boulding
18 January 1910
Economist, University teacher, Philosopher,

William PettyWilliam Petty
26 May 1623
Economist
Nicholas BarbonNicholas Barbon
1640 AD
Economist

Adam FergusonAdam Ferguson
20 June 1723
Philosopher, Librarian, Historian, Soldier,

Arnold ToynbeeArnold Toynbee
23 August 1852
Economist

Edward Gibbon WakefieldEdward Gibbon Wakefield
20 March 1796
British colonial administrator

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

Thomas ChalmersThomas Chalmers
17 March 1780
Mathematician, Theologian, Writer, University
Sidney Webb, 1st Baron PassfieldSidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield
13 July 1859
Economist

C. H. DouglasC. H. Douglas
20 January 1879
Engineer

John Neville KeynesJohn Neville Keynes
31 August 1852
Economist
Josiah ChildJosiah Child
1630 AD
Merchant

Margaret HassanMargaret Hassan
18 April 1945
Economist
Edward George, Baron GeorgeEdward George, Baron George
16 September 1938
British economist and banker

John A. HobsonJohn A. Hobson
06 July 1858
Economist

Richard WhatelyRichard Whately
01 February 1787
Economist

Thomas MunThomas Mun
17 June 1571
Writer

Peter Thomas BauerPeter Thomas Bauer
06 November 1915
Economist
Nassau William SeniorNassau William Senior
26 September 1790
Economist

Noreena HertzNoreena Hertz
24 September 1967
Economist, Journalist

Fleeming JenkinFleeming Jenkin
25 March 1833
Engineer

Francis PlaceFrancis Place
03 November 1771
Social Reformer
Philip WicksteedPhilip Wicksteed
25 October 1844
Economist

Richard JonesRichard Jones
1790 AD
Economist
Gregory KingGregory King
15 December 1648
Statistician

Ralph George HawtreyRalph George Hawtrey
22 November 1879
Economist

Thomas TookeThomas Tooke
28 February 1774
Economist
Mervyn KingMervyn King
30 March 1948
Economist

Samuel BaileySamuel Bailey
05 July 1791
Philosopher
William CunninghamWilliam Cunningham
29 December 1849
Economist

Thomas AttwoodThomas Attwood
06 October 1783
Banker

Eveline M. BurnsEveline M. Burns
16 March 1900
Economist
Rob HoldenRob Holden
06 April 1956
Accountant

Oliver HartOliver Hart
09 October 1948
Economist
Howard DaviesHoward Davies
12 February 1951
economist

Richard Henry TawneyRichard Henry Tawney
30 November 1880
Economist

Lionel Charles Robbins, Baron RobbinsLionel Charles Robbins, Baron Robbins
22 November 1898
Economist

Sir Hans Wolfgang SingerSir Hans Wolfgang Singer
29 November 1910
Economist