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Economics

What famous people have a degree in Economics?

    

George H. W. Bush, Former US President (Yale)
Ronald Reagan, Former US President (Eureka College)
Gerald Ford, Former US President (University of Michigan)
Phil Gramm, US Senator (University of Georgia, Ph.D.)
Ted Turner, CNN, Atlanta Braves/Hawks (Brown)
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Body Builder/Actor/Governor (University of Wisconsin)
John Elway, NFL quarterback (Stanford)
Sandra Day-O’Connor, US Supreme Court Justice (Stanford)
William F. Buckley, Journalist (Yale)
Dick Armey, US Congressman (University of Oklahoma, Ph.D.)
Bernie Kosar, NFL quarterback (University of Miami)
Mario Van Peebles, Actor/Director (Columbia)
Richard Trumka, President of United Mine Workers (Penn State)
Jim Bunning, US Congressman/Hall of Fame Baseballer (Xavier)
Mike Mussina, MLB Pitcher (Stanford)
Merlin Olson, Actor/Former NFL player (Utah State University)
Roy Romer, Governor of Colorado (Colorado State; Ag Econ)
Young M.C., Singer (University of Southern California)
William Isaac, Former Chairman of FDIC (Miami University)
Lenny Wilkens, NBA Coach/Hall of Famer (Providence College)
Lionel Richie, Singer/Songwriter (Tuskegee University)
George Schultz, Former US Secretary of State (Princeton; MIT Ph.D)
Steve Ballmer, CEO, Microsoft (Harvard)
Alex Keaton, TV sitcom character (the mythical Leland College)
Scott Adams, Cartoonist, creator of Dilbert (Hartwick College)
Ray Manzarek, Musician; The Doors (DePaul University)
Barbara Boxer, US Senator (Brooklyn College)
Col. Eileen Collins, NASA Shuttle Commander (Syracuse University)
Esther Dyson, Silicon Valley software pioneer (Harvard)
Diane von Furstenberg, Fashion Designer (University of Geneva)
Josiah “Jed” Bartlett, Fictional US President on NBC’s West Wing (Notre Dame, Ph.D.)
Scott McNealy, CEO, Sun Microsystems (Harvard)
Meg Whitman, CEO, Ebay Technologies (Princeton)
William Harrison, Jr., CEO, JP Morgan Chase (UNC-Chapel Hill)
Peter Vidmar, Olympic Gold Medalist Gymnast (UCLA)
Kofi Annan, Secretary General of the United Nations (Macalester College)
Benjamin McKenzie, Actor (University of Virginia)
Steve Fossett, Aviation pioneer (Stanford)
Yuliya Tymoshenko, Prime Minister of Ukraine (Dnipropetrovs’k State University, Ph.D.)
Viktor Yuschenko, President of Ukraine (Ternopil Financial and Economic Institute, Ph.D.)
Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander, First black woman to be awarded a Ph.D. in the United States, and it was in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada (University of Calgary)
Donald Trump, Real Estate/TV Mogul (University of Pennsylvania—Wharton)
Danny Glover,Actor (University of San Francisco)
Robert Prosky, Actor (Temple)
Peter Gallagher, Actor (Tufts)
George Wendt, Actor (Rockhurst College)
Gene Kelly, Actor/Dancer (University of Pittsburgh)
Greg Ginn, Musician—Black Flag /SST Records founder (UCLA)
John Sweeny, President, AFL-CIO (Iona College)
Jennifer Azzi, WNBA guard Utah Starzz (Stanford)
John Snow, US Secretary of Treasury (University of Virginia, Ph.D.)
Kenneth Lay, Former CEO of Enron (University of Houston, Ph.D.)
Paul Newman, Actor (Kenyon College)
Famke Janssen, Actress (University of Amsterdam)
Cate Blanchett, Actress (Melbourne University)
Ben Stein, Actor/political speechwriter (Columbia University)
Austin Carr, Former NBA player (Notre Dame)
Bill Belichick, NFL Head Coach—Patriots (Wesleyan University)
General Anthony Zinni, U.S. Marine Corps General (Ret.) (Villanova)
Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India (Oxford University, Ph.D.)
Ernesto Zedillo, Former President of Mexico (Yale University, Ph.D.)
Carlos Salinas de Gortari, Former President of Mexico (Harvard University, Ph.D.)
Janez Drnovsek, Prime Minister of Slovenia (University of Maribor, Ph.D.)
Ruud Lubbers, Former Prime Minister of The Netherlands (Netherlands School of Economics
Anatoly Chubais, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Russia (St. Petersburg Institute, Ph.D.)
Leszek Balcerowicz, President of the National Bank of Poland (Warsaw School of Economics, Ph.D.)
Abdullah Gül, Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey (Istanbul University, Ph.D.)
Duck-Woo Nam, Former Prime Minister of South Korea (Oklahoma State University, Ph.D.)
Billy Kidd, Professional Skier (University of Colorado)
Billy Packer, Sports Broadcaster (Wake Forest)
Philip Austin, President of University of Connecticut (Michigan State, Ph.D.)
Geir H. Haarde, Prime Minister of Iceland (Brandeis University)
Roger Goodell, NFL Commissioner (Washington and Jefferson)
Todd Dunivant, MLS player (Stanford)
Roger Levesque, MLS player (Stanford)
Brendan Morrison, NHL player (University of Michigan)
Martin Torrijos, President of Panama (Texas A&M)
Bob Barker, TV Game Show host (Drury College)
Marvin Miller, former MLB Players Association Executive Director (NYU)
Lara Dutta, Miss Universe 2000 and actress (Bombay University)
Warren Buffett, Financier (Columbia School of Business, Master’s in Economics)
Robert McNamara, Former U.S. Secretary of Defense (University of California—Berkeley)
Tom Lantos, U.S. Congressman (University of Washington-Seattle; Cal-Berkeley, Ph.D.)


Source:Gregory Delemeester, Economist at Marietta College