The most cited economists in the world
News_Code: 355120 4/6/2021 9:43:45 AM
The most cited economists in the world
Donald B. Robin was named the world's most highly regarded economist.
 

Western economists, especially American ones, still have the highest number of citations in articles. The below ranking is based on the Google Scholar ranking up to the beginning of April and includes all economists, including the deceased.  

1. Donald B. Robin

Occupation: Professor of Economics at Temple University

Number of citations until the beginning of April: 334,907

2- Gary Baker

Occupation: Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago

Number of citations by the beginning of April: 298,112

3- Milton Friedman

Occupation: Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago

Number of citations until the beginning of April: 223,326

4- Joseph Schumpeter

Occupation: Professor of Economics at Harvard University - Austrian Minister of Finance

Number of citations until the beginning of April: 215,077

5- Kenji Shibuya

Occupation: Professor of Economics at King's College

Number of citations up to the beginning of April: 178,158

6- Benoit Mandelbrot

Occupation: Professor of Economics at Yale University

Number of citations until the beginning of April: 174,785

7- Lawrence Summers

Occupation: Professor of Economics at Harvard University

Number of citations by the beginning of April: 159,193

8- John von Neumann

Occupation: Professor of Economics at Princeton University

Number of citations up to the beginning of April: 151,691

9. Paul Samuelson

Occupation: Professor of Economics at MIT

Number of citations until the beginning of April: 140,363

10. Friedrich Hayek

Occupation: Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago

Number of citations until the beginning of April: 140,097

11. John Stuart Mill

Occupation: Chairman of East India Company

Number of citations until the beginning of April: 138,743

12. Danny Roderick

Occupation: Professor of Economics at Harvard University

Number of citations until the beginning of April: 136,609

13- Arden Pope

Occupation: Professor of Economics at Brigham University

Number of citations until the beginning of April: 131,420

14. Florence Lopez

Occupation: Professor of Economics at the Lille School of Business in France

Number of citations until the beginning of April: 128,062

15. George Loewenstein

Occupation: Professor of Economics at Carnegie Mellon University

Number of citations up to the beginning of April: 118,779