If you're contemplating a career change of your own in 2017, you might want to consider retraining as an orthodontist, an economist or even a mathematician.
As The Economist went to press, the next batch was being announced at a ceremony in Geneva (see economist.
The long-term question is whether [demonetisation] represents a willing shift from conventional economic policy, Rajeev Malik, senior economist at CLSA.
Global growth will improve next year but remain under its long term trend, said Gregory Daco, an economist with Oxford Economics.
Toru Suehiro, senior market economist at Mizuho Securities in Tokyo, said: The impact on [overall] growth appears to be limited, but capitalisation of R&D is a relatively large change that has boosted growth in private non-residential investment.
The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) produced its Worldwide Cost of Living 2016 report, ranking countries based on the cost of various products and services.
According to the economist Richard Easterlin, wealth does not correlate to happiness.
The US economist argued in his 2004 book of that name that societies were often sustained by handy fictions, such as the idea that companies were run for the benefit of shareholders rather than managers.
The number of people with a disposable income of at least $10,000 per year is expected to grow to around 480 million by 2030, from around 132 million today, according to a report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), a think tank associated with the Economist.
In her new book What Works, Iris Bohnet, the author and behavioural economist, includes a cheat sheet — based on classroom discussion on how to form effective groups — that starts with the insight that if a task involves co-ordination, say the provision of a public good like clean water or better healthcare, homogeneous groups can be helpful.
Steve Knack, an economist at the World Bank with a long-standing interest in trust, once told me that if one takes a broad enough view of trust, "it would explain basically all the difference between the per capita income of the United States and Somalia".
Joe Grice, chief economist of the ONS, said the figures gave the most comprehensive picture so far of the post-referendum UK economy .
In 155 economies women do not have the same legal rights as men, much less the supporting environment that is vital to promote entrepreneurship, said Paul Romer, the World Bank's new chief economist.
Six complaints have been filed with the US Department of Transportation since 29 September, as reported by the Economist.
"The real estate market in China is overheating," an anonymous economist told Securities Daily in an interview.
The firm's chief economist, Chris Williamson, said the survey overall was "clearly disappointing'' and suggested it may fuel expectations of a further stimulus package from the European Central Bank this week.
"The figure could have been worse, given the hit from the wildfire, and clearly confirms the disappointing downward trend in exports over the last few months," said Sal Guatieri, senior economist at BMO Capital Markets.
Those questions are at the heart of this series of dialogues between Ryoichi, an economist who died in 2013, and his son Hiroshi, founder of the Internet company Rakuten.
Joseph Incalcaterra is an economist with the British bank HSBC.
Recently, the economist Robin Hanson has explored in detail the consequences of such a scenario for society and the economy.