Harold Hotelling
#2947 Overall Influence

Harold Hotelling

American economist and statistician

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Harold Hotelling was an American mathematical statistician and an influential economic theorist, known for Hotelling’s law, Hotelling’s lemma, and Hotelling’s rule in economics, as well as Hotelling’s T-squared distribution in statistics. He also developed and named the principal component analysis method widely used in finance, statistics and computer science.

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Columbia University
Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public research university in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

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Princeton University
Princeton University

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

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Stanford University
Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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University of Washington
University of Washington

Public research university in Seattle, Washington, United States

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#58 World Rank #28 USA Rank
Economics
#382 World Rank #65 USA Rank
Mathematics