Deirdre McCloskey
#4146 Overall Influence

Deirdre McCloskey

American economist & academic

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Deirdre Nansen McCloskey is the Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago . She is also adjunct professor of Philosophy and Classics there, and for five years was a visiting Professor of philosophy at Erasmus University, Rotterdam. Since October 2007 she has received six honorary doctoratess. In 2013, she received the Julian L. Simon Memorial Award from the Competitive Enterprise Institute for her work examining factors in history that led to advancement in human achievement and prosperity. Her main research interests include the origins of the modern world, the misuse of statistical significance in economics and other sciences, and the study of capitalism, among many others.

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University of Chicago
University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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University of Iowa
University of Iowa

Public research university in Iowa City, Iowa, United States

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University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#116 World Rank #58 USA Rank
Economics
#3742 World Rank #1008 USA Rank
History