Which 10 economists are currently influencing global economic policies and debates?

1. Paul Krugman – Nobel laureate and columnist for The New York Times, known for his work on international trade and economic geography.

2. Joseph Stiglitz – Nobel laureate and former chief economist of the World Bank, known for his work on development economics, inequality, and globalisation.

3. Thomas Piketty – French economist and author of “Capital in the 21st Century”, which explores the impact of income inequality on economic growth.

4. Esther Duflo – French-American economist and co-founder of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, known for her work on poverty alleviation and impact evaluations.

5. Olivier Blanchard – Senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, known for his work on macroeconomics and fiscal policy.

6. Dani Rodrik – Professor of international political economy at Harvard University and author of “Straight Talk on Trade”, which critiques the orthodox approach to free trade.

7. Angus Deaton – Nobel laureate and author of “The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality”, which examines the links between health, income, and inequality.

8. Lawrence Summers – Former US Treasury Secretary and president emeritus of Harvard University, known for his work on macroeconomic policy and financial regulation.

9. Tyler Cowen – Professor of economics at George Mason University and co-founder of the popular economics blog, Marginal Revolution.

10. Carmen Reinhart – Professor of international finance at Harvard University and co-author of the book “This Time is Different”, which examines the history of financial crises.