economistnoun [ C ]uk /iˈkɒn.ə.mɪst/ us /iˈkɑː.nə.mɪst/
- As an economist, he was able to shed some light on the problem.
- Many economists expect unemployment to fall over the next couple of months.
- Some economists think that full employment in Europe is an unattainable goal.
- Most economists think his theories are sheer bunk.
- Economists differ on the cause of inflation.
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- All the political economists agree that if wages are raised in all trades, it will not in the least affect our power to export goods as profitably as now.
- From the point of view of the capitalist, and consequently of the economist, the only question was the condition of the market, not of the people.
- In the voluminous works of the economists of the period we find no discussions, much less any attempt to explain, a fact which to our view absolutely overshadows all the other features of the economic situation before the Revolution.
- The efforts of the Irish farmers so to reorganise their industry that they may hopefully approach the solution of the problems of rural life are being watched by economists and administrators abroad.
- Together with the economists they helped to break down the prejudice against labor unionism in so far as the latter was non-revolutionary.