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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 (born 1 January 1966) is a British singer, songwriter, guitarist and economist....  more
    • Age: 54
  • Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    Arthur Cecil Pigou (; 18 November 1877 – 7 March 1959) 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 take chairs of economics around the world. His work covered various fields of economics, particularly welfare economics, but also included Business cycle theory, unemployment, public finance, index numbers, and measurement of national output. His reputation was affected adversely by influential economic writers who used his work as the basis on which to define their own opposing views. He reluctantly served on several public committees, including the Cunliffe...  more
    • Age: Dec. at 82 (1877-1959)
    • Birthplace: Ryde, United Kingdom
  • Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Fair use
    Sir William Arthur Lewis (23 January 1915 – 15 June 1991) was an economist well known for his contributions in the field of economic development. In 1979 he was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. He had dual Saint Lucian and British citizenships....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 76 (1915-1991)
    • Birthplace: Castries, Saint Lucia
  • Albert Bernard Hollowood (3 June 1910 – 28 March 1981) was an English writer, cartoonist and economist. He was editor of the humorous weekly magazine Punch from 1957 to 1968....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 71 (1910-1981)