Elinor Ostrom
#1419 Overall Influence

Elinor Ostrom

American political economist


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Elinor Claire "Lin" Ostrom was an American political economist whose work was associated with the New Institutional Economics and the resurgence of political economy. In 2009, she was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for her "analysis of economic governance, especially the commons", which she shared with Oliver E. Williamson. To date, she remains the first of only two women to win the Nobel Prize in Economics, the other being Esther Duflo.

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University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Los Angeles

Public research university in Los Angeles, California, United States

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Arizona State University
Arizona State University

Public university located in the Phoenix metropolitan area, Arizona, United States

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#24 World Rank #18 USA Rank
Political Science
#89 World Rank #42 USA Rank