Famous Economists from Canada

List of notable or famous economists from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top economists born in Canada and even some popular economists who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian 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 Canada is included when available.

Everything from John Kenneth Galbraith to David Emerson is included on this list.

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

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    • Birthplace: Quebec City, Canada
    Alain Paquet (born April 17, 1961) is a Quebec politician, teacher and economist. He was a Member of National Assembly of Quebec for the riding of Laval-des-Rapides and served as the province's ...more
  • Alexander Taghi Tabarrok (born November 11, 1966) is a Canadian-American economist and co-author, with Tyler Cowen, of the economics blog Marginal Revolution. Tabarrok and Cowen have also ventured ...more
  • Allan Steven Detsky is a Canadian physician and health policy expert. He is the ex-Physician-in-Chief at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Professor of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, ...more
  • Arthur Donner

    Arthur Donner

    Age: 85
    • Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
    Artyom Shneyerov is a microeconomist working at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is also an associate editor of the International Journal of Industrial Organization. His current ...more
  • Barbara J. Spencer

    Barbara J. Spencer

    Barbara J. Spencer is an Australian-Canadian economist. Spencer received her Bachelor of Economics in 1967 at Australian National University, her Masters of Economics in 1970 at Monash University, ...more