The Ten Most Influential Economists of All Time

The economy has a huge impact on the quality of our lives, those whom have had an effect on the policy adopted, how it functions and the economy's health remain influential both during their tenure and for generations after. Here the Complete University Guide draws up its list of those we consider the most influential economists of all time: 

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Jan Tinbergen 1903–1994

Another Nobel Prize winner on our list, Dutch economist, Jan Tinbergen was educated at Universiteit Leiden. Tinbergen is considered a pioneer in the field of econometrics, the application of macroeconomic models to economic policy making, this remains the method by which economic research is applied today.