Famous Economists from England

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List of notable or famous economists from England, with bios and photos, including the top economists born in England and even some popular economists who immigrated to England. If you're trying to find out the names of famous English economists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These economists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known economist from England is included when available.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different people, including John Maynard Keynes and Sir John Richard Hicks.

This historic economists from England list can help answer the questions "Who are some English economists of note?" and "Who are the most famous economists from England?" These prominent economists of England may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected English economists.

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    Amelia Fletcher, OBE is a British singer, songwriter, guitarist and economist. more

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    • Age: 49
    • Profession: Guitarist, Songwriter, Economist, Singer
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    Arthur Cecil Pigou is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Economists from England
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    Arthur Cecil Pigou was an English economist. As a teacher and builder of the school of economics at the University of Cambridge, he trained and influenced many Cambridge economists who went on to fill chairs of economics around the world. His work covered various fields of economics, particularly ...more

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    • Age: Died at 82 (1877-1959)
    • Birthplace: Ryde, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Economist
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    Arthur Lewis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Economists from England
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    Sir William Arthur Lewis was a Saint Lucian economist well known for his contributions in the field of economic development. In 1979 he won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics. more

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    • Age: Died at 76 (1915-1991)
    • Birthplace: Castries, Saint Lucia
    • Profession: Economist
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    Albert Bernard Hollowood was an English writer, cartoonist and economist. He was editor of the humorous weekly magazine Punch from 1957 to 1968. more

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    • Age: Died at 71 (1910-1981)
    • Profession: Journalist, Economist
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    Charles Purdom is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Economists from England
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    Charles Benjamin Purdom, usually credited as C. B. Purdom, was a British author, drama critic, town planner, and economist. He was one of the pioneers and founders of the first garden cities, Letchworth and Welwyn Garden City, the latter of which he was appointed Finance Director between 1919–1928. He ...more

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    • Age: Died at 82 (1883-1965)
    • Birthplace: Southwark, London, England
    • Profession: Author, Economist, Critic
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    Christopher Freeman

    Christopher Freeman was an English economist, the founder and first director of Science and Technology Policy Research at the University of Sussex, and one of the most eminent researchers in innovation studies, modern Kondratiev wave and business cycle theorists. Freeman contributed substantially to the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 89 (1921-2010)
    • Profession: Economist
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    Sir Dennis Holme Robertson was an English economist who taught at Cambridge and London Universities. more

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    • Age: Died at 73 (1890-1963)
    • Birthplace: Lowestoft, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Economist
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    Edward Miliband is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Economists from England
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    Edward Samuel "Ed" Miliband is a British Labour Party politician, currently the Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition. He has been the Member of Parliament for Doncaster North since 2005 and served in the Cabinet from 2007 to 2010 under Prime Minister Gordon Brown. He and his brother, ...more

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    • Age: 46
    • Birthplace: St Pancras, London, Eurasia, United Kingdom, London, + more
    • Profession: Politician, Journalist, Economist
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