economist economist  /ɪ ˈkɑ nə mɪst/


  • (n) an expert in the science of economics


  1. When economist Mark Zandi talks, Washington listens.
  2. That makes fresher, commonsense visions like those of Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto all the more welcome.
  3. I am a much better economist for it.


  1. Fmr. Fed Top Economist Warns of “Bumpy Ride”

    The Federal Reserve Bank’s former Chief Economist, David Stockton, warns of a "bumpy ride" ahead. He also criticizes his former employer. Even with a better-performing economy, markets are in for a “bumpy ride”, cautions the Federal Reserve Bank’s former Chief … Continue reading ?
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Talking Numbers via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Economist Fogel, 86, won Nobel for work on slavery

    CHICAGO - Robert W. Fogel, a University of Chicago economist whose study of the economics of slavery sparked a furious debate in academia and later helped garner him a Nobel Prize, has died. He was 86.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Portland Press Herald

  3. The Economist Is Wrong About Microsoft

    The Economist Is Wrong About Microsoft        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool


  1. "Unfortunately, the middle class has been under assault for a long time," Obama said. "Too many Americans have known their own painful recessions long before any economist declared that there was a recession."
    on Jan 24, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  2. Pressed on whether he was concerned that the nation was nearing a recession, Bush said, "You need to talk to an economist."
    on Sep 20, 2007 By: President Bush Source: ABC News

  3. Zoellick said in a statement on Monday, "As our first chief economist from a developing country, and an expert on economic development and particularly agriculture, Justin Lin brings a unique set of skills and experience to the World Bank Group."
    on Feb 4, 2008 By: Robert Zoellick Source: Xinhua

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