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#459 Overall Influence

John Kenneth Galbraith

American economist and diplomat


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John Kenneth Galbraith , also known as Ken Galbraith, was a Canadian-American economist, diplomat, public official and intellectual. His books on economic topics were bestsellers from the 1950s through the 2000s. As an economist, he leaned toward post-Keynesian economics from an institutionalist perspective.

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University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

University of Toronto

University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Princeton University

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

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#38 World Rank