#1343 Overall Influence

Edward C. Prescott

American economist


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Edward Christian Prescott is an American economist. He received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 2004, sharing the award with Finn E. Kydland, "for their contributions to dynamic macroeconomics: the time consistency of economic policy and the driving forces behind business cycles". This research was primarily conducted while both Kydland and Prescott were affiliated with the Graduate School of Industrial Administration at Carnegie Mellon University. According to the IDEAS/RePEc rankings, he is the 19th most widely cited economist in the world today. In August 2014, Prescott was appointed as an Adjunct Distinguished Economic Professor at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Case Western Reserve University

University in Ohio, United States

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

University of Pennsylvania

Private research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Carnegie Mellon University

Private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Swarthmore College

Liberal arts college in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Princeton University

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States

University of Minnesota

Public research university in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

Arizona State University

Public university located in the Phoenix metropolitan area, Arizona, United States

Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#44 World Rank
#7250 World Rank
Political Science
#11416 World Rank
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