Definitions for: Economist


[n] an expert in the science of economics



Webster (1913) Definition: E*con"o*mist, n. [Cf. F. ['e]conomiste.]
1. One who economizes, or manages domestic or other concerns
with frugality; one who expends money, time, or labor,
judiciously, and without waste. ``Economists even to
parsimony.'' --Burke.

2. One who is conversant with political economy; a student of
economics.

Synonyms: economic expert

See Also: Adam Smith, Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, Arthur Laffer, Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth, Beveridge, David Ricardo, econometrician, economics profession, First Baron Beveridge, First Baron Passfield, Friedman, Friedrich August von Hayek, Frisch, Galbraith, Gunnar Myrdal, Hayek, Helen Laura Sumner Woodbury, Herb Simon, Herbert A. Simon, Herbert Aleddxander Simon, James Edward Meade, Jan Tinbergen, Jean Monnet, Jevons, John Galbraith, John Kenneth Galbraith, John Maynard Keynes, John Mill, John Stuart Mill, Joseph Alois Schumpeter, Joseph Schumpeter, Karl Gunnar Myrdal, Karl Marx, Keynes, Koopmans, Kuznets, Laffer, Leacock, Leontief, macroeconomic expert, macroeconomist, Malthus, Marx, Meade, microeconomic expert, microeconomist, Mill, Milton Friedman, monetarist, Monnet, Myrdal, Pareto, Ragnar Anton Kittil Frisch, Ragnar Frisch, Ricardo, Richard Henry Tawney, Schumpeter, Sidney James Webb, Sidney Webb, Simon, Simon Kuznets, Smith, social scientist, Stephen Butler Leacock, Stephen Leacock, Tawney, Thomas Malthus, Thomas Robert Malthus, Thorstein Bunde Veblen, Thorstein Veblen, Tinbergen, Tjalling Charles Koopmans, Tjalling Koopmans, Turgot, Veblen, Vilfredo Pareto, Ward, Wassily Leontief, Webb, William Henry Beveridge, William Stanley Jevons, Woodbury

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