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

You can rank all of these people, from Anders Borg to Gunnar Myrdal.

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

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Åke Rusck is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Economists from Sweden
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Åke Rusck

Åke Rusck was a Swedish businessman. He was CEO of Sweden's major state hydro power company Vattenfall between 1948 and 1957 and then CEO of the SAS Group from 1958-1961. He was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences in 1950. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 65 (1912-1977)

Anders Åslund is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Economists from Sweden
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Per Anders Åslund is a Swedish economist and a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He is also a Chairman of the International Advisory Council at the Center for Social and Economic Research. His work focuses on economic transition from centrally planned to market economies. Åslund served as an economic adviser to the governments of Kyrgyzstan, Russia, and Ukraine and from 2003 was director of the Russian and Eurasian Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Åslund was an advocate of early, comprehensive, and radical economic reforms in Russia and Eastern Europe. He joined the Peterson Institute for International Economics in 2006. In 2013, ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 66

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Anders Borg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Economists from Sweden
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Anders Erik Borg is a Swedish economist and politician who served as Minister for Finance in the Swedish Government from 2006 to 2014. He is a member of the Moderate Party. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

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Assar Lindbeck

Carl Assar Eugén Lindbeck is an economics professor and an artist. He is still an active economist at Stockholm University and at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics. Lindbeck has done research on unemployment, the welfare state, and China's reformed economy. Lindbeck received a Ph.D. from Stockholm University in 1963 with the doctoral thesis A study in monetary analysis. He is well-known to students of economics for his quip that "next to bombing, rent control seems in many cases to be the most efficient technique so far known for destroying cities". Lindbeck previously headed the Institute for International Economic Studies at Stockholm University, Sweden. In 1992–1993 he headed ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 88

Birthplace: Umeå, Sweden