#2489 Overall Influence

Edmund Phelps

American economist

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Edmund Strother Phelps is an American economist and the recipient of the 2006 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.Early in his career, he became known for his research at Yale's Cowles Foundation in the first half of the 1960s on the sources of economic growth. His demonstration of the golden rule savings rate, a concept related to work by John von Neumann, started a wave of research on how much a nation should spend on present consumption rather than save and invest for future generations.

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Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

University of Pennsylvania

Private research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Yale University

Private research university in New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Amherst College

Liberal arts college in Massachusetts

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#112 World Rank
Economics
#6637 World Rank
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#6743 World Rank
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#11837 World Rank
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