economist economist  /ɪ ˈkɑ nə mɪst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an expert in the science of economics

Usage(s):

  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.

News

  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

Quotes

  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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