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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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Alain Paquet is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Economists from Canada
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Alain Paquet 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 Delegate Minister of Finance, from February 3, 2011 until his defeat in the Québec General Elections, 2012, to Leo Bureau-Blouin of the Parti Québécois. Paquet represented the Quebec Liberal Party. Paquet went to the Université Laval and obtained a bachelor's degree in economics. He would then attend the University of Rochester and obtained a master's and a doctorate in economics and would add another master's degree at Queen's University. He was a teacher since 1988 in the Faculty of Economics at the Université du Québec ...more

Age: 56

Birthplace: Quebec City, Canada

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Alex Tabarrok is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Economists from Canada
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Alexander Taghi Tabarrok is a Canadian-American economist and co-author, with Tyler Cowen, of the economics blog Marginal Revolution. Tabarrok and Cowen have also ventured into online education with Marginal Revolution University. Both Cowen and Tabarrok are professors at Virginia's George Mason University and fellows with the school's Mercatus Center. In addition, Tabarrok is director of research for the Oakland, California based think tank the Independent Institute. He is the son of the late mechanical engineering professor Behrooz Tabarrok. His doctoral studies were done at George Mason University where he received his Ph.D. in 1994. He has done work on dominant assurance contracts, law ...more

Age: 52

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Allan S. Detsky is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Economists from Canada
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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, University of Toronto, and Senior Scientist, Division of Clinical Investigation and Human Physiology, Toronto General Research Institute. ...more

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Arthur Donner

Age: 81