#605 Overall Influence

James M. Buchanan

American economist

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James McGill Buchanan Jr. was an American economist known for his work on public choice theory , for which he received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1986. Buchanan's work initiated research on how politicians' and bureaucrats' self-interest, utility maximization, and other non-wealth-maximizing considerations affect their decision-making. He was a member of the Board of Advisors of The Independent Institute as well as of the Institute of Economic Affairs, a member of the Mont Pelerin Society, a Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Cato Institute, and professor at George Mason University.

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University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

University of Florida

Public research university in Gainesville, Florida, United States

Florida State University

University in Tallahassee, Florida, United States

University of Virginia

Public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

University of Tennessee

Public university in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Middle Tennessee State University

Public university located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States

George Mason University

Public liberal arts and research university in Fairfax, Virginia

Hillsdale College

Liberal arts college in Hillsdale, Michigan, United States

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Economics
#3003 World Rank
Sociology
#4362 World Rank
Political Science
#5374 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#6894 World Rank
Anthropology
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Mathematics
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Psychology
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#35354 World Rank
Literature
#40154 World Rank
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#56611 World Rank
Engineering
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