The Foreign Policy Top Global Thinkers

by on November 25, 2012 at 10:58 pm in Uncategorized | Permalink

You will find it here, Scott Sumner makes the list, as do Piketty and Saez and many others, including Buiter, Krugman, Roubini, Feldstein, Duflo, Acemoglu, Zingales, and Paul Romer.  Ruchir Sharma too.

DocMerlin November 25, 2012 at 11:20 pm

Really? Scott for /foreign policy/?

Tyler, you really do have magic.

Shrug November 26, 2012 at 2:31 am

You didn’t read the piece, did you?

Richard A. November 26, 2012 at 2:25 am

You left Luigi Zingales off your list. He’s no. 96.

Rich Berger November 26, 2012 at 9:14 am

Bill and Hilary Clinton 3 and 4? This is a joke, right?

charlie November 26, 2012 at 9:37 am

Do we conclude that the jump page being Paul Ryan means:

1) TC was reading the list and thought it was such a joke with Ryan as #8 that it would be good blog bait;

2) TC was reading the list and thought Ryan as #8 validates the list.

3) TC doesn’t understand jump pages.

DK November 26, 2012 at 11:10 am

Really? Pussy Riot are “global thinkers”? Even as a joke that list does not work.

freethinker November 26, 2012 at 11:44 am

I hope like the three men who are listed for changing their minds one day we can name 1) a Pope for changing his mind about disallowing female priests 2) influential mullahs for changing their minds about forbidding women entering mosques and imposing the veil on them, 3) leaders of Hindu fanatical groups in India changing their minds about instigating violence against those celebrating valentine’s day and against women who dare to visit pubs .

RR November 26, 2012 at 11:49 am

Why I am reminded that “the 100 years war” lasted 130 years?

DW November 26, 2012 at 3:08 pm

Tyler’s quoted in two of the blurbs (Sumner and Zingales) but no entry for himself. Touche!

Enrique November 26, 2012 at 5:28 pm

Anyone on that list should be subject to P. Tetlock-style test: are their predictions and forecasts better than random?

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