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Top 10% Deceased Economists, as of August 2014

This page shows one of the many rankings computed with RePEc data. They are based on data about authors who have registered with the RePEc Author Service, institutions listed on EDIRC, bibliographic data collected by RePEc, citation analysis performed by CitEc and popularity data compiled by LogEc. To find more rankings, historical data and detailed methodology, click here. Or see the ranking FAQ. These rankings take only into account authors registered with the RePEc Author Service. Please report any classification errors to Christian Zimmermann. 265 deceased authors have thus far been identified, about 0.6% of all authors. There may be more, and we appreciate to know about them. Some may, for example, be among those with whom we have lost email contact.
1Gary S. Becker †

2Clive W. J. Granger †

3Jean-Jacques Laffont †

4Zvi Griliches †

5RĂ¼diger Dornbusch †

6Halbert White †

7Sherwin Rosen †

8Bruce D. Smith †

9Paul A. Samuelson †

10Milton Friedman †

11James Tobin †

12Robert E. Lipsey †

13Dale T. Mortensen †


Top 6%

In alphabetical order
John M. Quigley †, Piet Rietveld †,

Top 7%

In alphabetical order
S. Rao Aiyagari †, John McMillan †, George J. Stigler †,

Top 8%

In alphabetical order
Herschel I. Grossman †, Philippe Michel †, Alan C. Stockman †,

Top 9%

In alphabetical order
Franco Modigliani †, Arnold Zellner †,

Top 10%

In alphabetical order
James M. Buchanan †, Steven Klepper †, Merton H. Miller †,

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