Camille Gutt

Belgian economist, politician, & industrialist born in 1884. First Managing Director of the IMF.

Paul Volcker

American economist born in 1927 & credited with ending U.S. inflation in the 1970s & 80s.

Henry George

American political economist & journalist born in 1839. Best known for his work Progress and Poverty.

Dag Hammarskjöld

Swedish economist & diplomat born in 1905. Second & youngest Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Sylvia Porter

American economist, journalist, & author born in 1913. Her readership was greater than 40 million people.

William Petty

English economist, physician, scientist, inventor, and philosopher born in 1623.

John Maynard Keynes

English economist born in 1883. Fundamentally changed macroeconomics & economic policies of governments.

Antonio Salazar

Portuguese economist who served as prime minister of Portugal from 1932 to 1968.

Emily Greene Balch

American economist, sociologist, & pacifist born in 1867. Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1946.