Training for Economists?

Answer An economist is a social scientist who studies asset distribution within society. They gather and analyze an assortment of data related to labor, land and other resources to uncover patterns of beh... Read More »

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What do economists do?

Using research and raw data, economists study the patterns and distribution of resources within a society---raw materials, land and currency, for example. With the data they collect, economists mak... Read More »

Facts About Economists?

People who are called economists study rational human behavior in the modern world. This includes how a market will distribute goods, how people will make choices based on scarcity, how scarce reso... Read More »

Theories of Classical Economists?

The classical economists were a group of writers active in the 18th and 19th centuries. These economists, who included Adam Smith, David Ricardo, and John Stuart Mill, believed in a few key theorie... Read More »

How many Nobel economists are living in the U.S.?

As of July 2010, there are 30 Nobel Prize-winning economists living in the United States. Among them are the 2009 winners Elinor Ostrom and Oliver E. Williamson. The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Econ... Read More »