Vilfredo Pareto
#425 Overall Influence

Vilfredo Pareto

Italian economist and sociologist


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Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto was an Italian engineer, sociologist, economist, political scientist, and philosopher. He made several important contributions to economics, particularly in the study of income distribution and in the analysis of individuals’ choices. He was also responsible for popularising the use of the term “elite” in social analysis.

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Sapienza University of Rome
Sapienza University of Rome

Italian university founded in Rome in 1303

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University of Lausanne
University of Lausanne

University located in Lausanne, Switzerland

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Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino

Technical university in Turin, Italy

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University of Genoa

University in Genoa, Italy

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