economist Definition

  • 1a person who studies or specializes in economics
  • 2a person who is an expert in the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services

Using economist: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "economist" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The economist predicted a recession.

  • Example

    She is an economist at the World Bank.

  • Example

    The government hired a team of economists to analyze the impact of the new policy.

economist Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for economist

  • financial expert
  • economic analyst
  • economic specialist

Phrases with economist

  • an economist who studies the relationship between economic and political systems


    The political economist argued that the government's policies were hurting the economy.

  • an economist who applies psychology to understand economic decision-making


    The behavioral economist conducted experiments to study how people make financial decisions.

  • an economist who focuses on the economic development of countries and regions


    The development economist worked with the United Nations to promote sustainable economic growth in Africa.


Summary: economist in Brief

An 'economist' [ɪˈkɒnəmɪst] is a person who studies or specializes in economics, with expertise in the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. This can include analyzing the impact of policies, predicting economic trends, and working for organizations like the World Bank. Specializations include 'political economist,' 'behavioral economist,' and 'development economist.'

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