Historians Survey Results Category

Economic Management

President's Name2017 Final ScoresCategory Rankings2017 Overall Rankings
201720092000
George Washington84.11122
Abraham Lincoln80.92231
Bill Clinton78.633515
Theodore Roosevelt76.24444
Franklin D. Roosevelt75.75513
Dwight D. Eisenhower71.56885
John F. Kennedy70.77698
Barack Obama69.68NANA12
Woodrow Wilson69.597611
Harry S. Truman68.8101076
William McKinley Jr.64.311131416
Lyndon Baines Johnson63.912111210
Thomas Jefferson63.3139137
James K. Polk63.214141014
John Adams62.515151119
Ronald Reagan60.91617219
John Quincy Adams58.617161621
James Monroe58.018122013
James Madison57.919181517
William H. Taft55.220191824
George H. W. Bush52.921232320
Calvin Coolidge52.722202627
Richard M. Nixon52.623221728
Grover Cleveland50.124211923
Rutherford B. Hayes47.625252232
Andrew Jackson47.626292418
Ulysses S. Grant47.127323722
Zachary Taylor46.128242931
James A. Garfield46.129303029
Gerald R. Ford Jr.44.930262525
Chester Arthur43.831272735
Benjamin Harrison43.332282830
Jimmy Carter41.533353326
Millard Fillmore40.834343237
Warren G. Harding40.635363640
George W. Bush38.23640NA33
Andrew Johnson38.037373542
William Henry Harrison37.838393938
John Tyler37.739313139
Martin Van Buren37.140333434
Franklin Pierce36.641383841
James Buchanan30.142424043
Herbert Hoover28.443414136

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