Definitions for economistɪˈkɒn ə mɪst
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economist, economic expert(noun)
an expert in the science of economics
An expert in economics, especially one who studies economic data and extracts higher-level information or proposes theories.
One concerned with political economy.
One who manages a household.
One who economizes, or manages domestic or other concerns with frugality; one who expends money, time, or labor, judiciously, and without waste.
Origin: From économiste
one who economizes, or manages domestic or other concerns with frugality; one who expends money, time, or labor, judiciously, and without waste
one who is conversant with political economy; a student of economics
Origin: [Cf. F. conomiste.]
An economist is a professional in the social science discipline of economics. The individual may also study, develop, and apply theories and concepts from economics and write about economic policy. Within this field there are many sub-fields, ranging from the broad philosophical theories to the focused study of minutiae within specific markets, macroeconomic analysis, microeconomic analysis or financial statement analysis, involving analytical methods and tools such as econometrics, statistics, economics computational models, financial economics, mathematical finance and mathematical economics.
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Rank popularity for the word 'economist' in Nouns Frequency: #2197
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I am not an Economist. I am an honest man!
An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible.
An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.
In all recorded history there has not been one economist who has had to worry about where the next meal would come from.
An economist is a surgeon with an excellent scalpel and a rough-edged lancet, who operates beautifully on the dead and tortures the living.
Translations for economist
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- economistaCatalan, Valencian
- Wirtschaftswissenschaftler, ÖkonomGerman
- ekonomista, ekonomialariBasque
- ekonomisti, taloustieteilijäFinnish
- eacnamaí, geilleagraíIrish
- 経済学者, エコノミストJapanese
- ekonomiste, ekonomistsLatvian
- økonomNorwegian Nynorsk
- ekonomista, ekonomistkaPolish
- экономи́стка, экономи́стRussian
- ekonomist, iktisatçıTurkish
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