HyperDic: economist

English > 1 sense of the word economist:
NOUNperson economist, economic expertan expert in the science of economics
economist > pronunciation
Soundsihkaa'nahmihst; iykaa'nahmihst
Rhymesabortionist ... Zionist: 245 rhymes with ihst...
English > economist: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningAn expert in the science of economics.
Synonymeconomic expert
InstancesBeveridge, William Henry Beveridge, First Baron BeveridgeBritish economist (born in India) whose report on social insurance provided the basis for most of the social legislation on which the welfare state in the United Kingdom is based (1879-1963)
Friedman, Milton FriedmanUnited States economist noted as a proponent of monetarism and for his opposition to government intervention in the economy (born in 1912)
Frisch, Ragnar Frisch, Ragnar Anton Kittil FrischNorwegian economist noted for his work in econometrics (1895-1973)
Galbraith, John Galbraith, John Kenneth GalbraithUnited States economist (born in Canada) who served as ambassador to India (born in 1908)
Hayek, Friedrich August von HayekEnglish economist (born in Austria) noted for work on the optimum allocation of resources (1899-1992)
Jevons, William Stanley JevonsEnglish economist and logician who contributed to the development of the theory of marginal utility (1835-1882)
Keynes, John Maynard KeynesEnglish economist who advocated the use of government monetary and fiscal policy to maintain full employment without inflation (1883-1946)
Koopmans, Tjalling Koopmans, Tjalling Charles KoopmansUnited States economist (born in the Netherlands) (1910-1985)
Kuznets, Simon KuznetsUnited States economist (born in Russia) who developed a method for using a country's gross national product to estimate its economic growth (1901-1985)
Laffer, Arthur LafferUnited States economist who proposed the Laffer curve (born in 1940)
Leacock, Stephen Leacock, Stephen Butler LeacockCanadian economist best remembered for his humorous writings (1869-1944)
Leontief, Wassily LeontiefUnited States economist (born in Russia) who devised an input-output method of economic analysis (1906-1999)
Malthus, Thomas Malthus, Thomas Robert MalthusAn English economist who argued that increases / increases in population would outgrow increases / increases in the means of subsistence (1766-1834)
Marx, Karl Marxfounder of modern communism
Meade, James Edward MeadeEnglish economist noted for his studies of international trade and finance (1907-1995)
Mill, John Mill, John Stuart MillEnglish philosopher and economist remembered for his interpretations of empiricism and utilitarianism (1806-1873)
Monnet, Jean MonnetFrench economist who advocated a Common Market in Europe (1888-1979)
Myrdal, Gunnar Myrdal, Karl Gunnar MyrdalSwedish economist (1898-1987)
Pareto, Vilfredo ParetoItalian sociologist and economist whose theories influenced the development of fascism in Italy (1848-1923)
Ricardo, David RicardoEnglish economist who argued that the laws of supply and demand should operate in a free market (1772-1823)
Schumpeter, Joseph Schumpeter, Joseph Alois SchumpeterUnited States economist (born in Czechoslovakia) (1883-1950)
Simon, Herb Simon, Herbert A. Simon, Herbert Alexander SimonUnited States economist and psychologist who pioneered in the development of cognitive science (1916-2001)
Smith, Adam SmithScottish economist who advocated private enterprise and free trade (1723-1790)
Tawney, Richard Henry TawneyEnglish economist remembered for his studies / studies of the development of capitalism (1880-1962)
Tinbergen, Jan TinbergenDutch economist noted for his work in econometrics (1903-1994)
Tobin, James TobinUnited States economist (1918-2002)
Turgot, Anne Robert Jacques TurgotFrench economist who in 1774 was put in control of finances by Louis XVI
Veblen, Thorstein Veblen, Thorstein Bunde VeblenUnited States economist who wrote about conspicuous consumption (1857-1929)
Ward, Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of LodsworthEnglish economist and conservationist (1914-1981)
Webb, Sidney Webb, Sidney James Webb, First Baron PassfieldEnglish sociologist and economist and a central member of the Fabian Society (1859-1947)
Woodbury, Helen Laura Sumner WoodburyUnited States social economist (1876-1933)
Member ofeconomics professionThe body of professional economists
Narrowereconometrician, econometristAn economist who uses statistical and mathematical methods
macroeconomist, macroeconomic expertAn economist who specializes in macroeconomics
microeconomist, microeconomic expertAn economist who specializes in microeconomics
monetaristAn advocate of the theory that economic fluctuations are caused by increases / increases / increases or decreases in the supply of money
Broadersocial scientistsomeone expert in the study of human society and its personal relationships
Nounseconomythe efficient use of resources
economythe system of production and distribution and consumption

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