Gary Becker
#595 Overall Influence

Gary Becker

American economist

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Gary Stanley Becker was an American economist who received the 1992 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. He was a professor of economics and sociology at the University of Chicago, and was a leader of the third generation of the Chicago school of economics.

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University of Chicago
University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Columbia University
Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

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Princeton University
Princeton University

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

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    Influence Rankings by Discipline

    How’s this person influential?
    #20 World Rank #9 USA Rank
    Economics
    #33 World Rank #14 USA Rank
    Criminal Justice
    #150 World Rank #67 USA Rank
    Sociology