American Female Economists

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 1 Janet Yellen

Janet Yellen.
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: August 13, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Economist Janet Yellen has had an illustrious career as an academic and researcher, and has taught at Harvard University and other reputed institutes. After chairing the Federal Reserve for 4 years, she is now the United States Secretary of the Treasury. She is married to Nobel-winning economist George Akerlof.

 2 Esther Duflo

Esther Duflo.
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Famous As: American-French Economist
Birthdate: October 25, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France

Esther Duflo is a French–American economist. She is credited with co-founding the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, a global research center that works towards reducing poverty worldwide. In 2019, she shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with Michael Kremer and Abhijit Banerjee for their efforts to reduce poverty.

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 3 Elinor Ostrom

Elinor Ostrom.
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Famous As: Economist, Political scientist, University teacher
Birthdate: August 7, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles
Died: June 12, 2012

 4 Mariana Mazzucato

Mariana Mazzucato.
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: June 16, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Award-winning economist and University College London professor Mariana Mazzucato was born to a physicist father in Italy. She has also held academic posts at institutes such as the University of Sussex. She is best known for her research on economic innovation and has penned books such as The Entrepreneurial State.

 5 Deirdre McCloskey

Deirdre McCloskey.
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Famous As: Economist, Professor, Teacher
Birthdate: September 11, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ann Arbor

 6 Judith Martin

Judith Martin
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Famous As: Economist, Journalist
Birthdate: September 13, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo

 7 Christina Romer

Christina  Romer
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Famous As: Economist, University teacher
Birthdate: December 25, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alton
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 8 Ellen Swallow Richards

Ellen Swallow Richards
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Famous As: Chemist, University teacher, Economist
Birthdate: December 3, 1842
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dunstable
Died: March 30, 1911

 9 Christina H. Paxson

Christina H. Paxson
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: February 6, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: United States

 10 Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Rosabeth Moss Kanter
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Famous As: Professor
Birthdate: March 15, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

 11 Anna Schwartz

Anna Schwartz
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: November 11, 1915
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: June 21, 2012

 12 Susan Athey

Susan Athey
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: November 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 13 Emily Greene Balch

Emily Greene Balch.
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Famous As: Social Activist
Birthdate: January 8, 1867
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston
Died: January 9, 1961

 14 Edith Abbott

Edith Abbott
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: September 26, 1876
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Grand Island, Nebraska, United States
Died: July 28, 1957

 15 Sophonisba Breckinridge

Sophonisba Breckinridge
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Famous As: Educator
Birthdate: April 1, 1866
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Died: July 30, 1948

 16 Marjorie Husted

Marjorie Husted
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Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: April 2, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: December 23, 1986

 17 Eleanor Lansing Dulles

Eleanor Lansing Dulles
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: June 1, 1895
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Watertown, New York, United States
Died: October 30, 1996

 18 Mollie Orshansky

Mollie Orshansky
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: January 9, 1915
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: December 18, 2006

 19 Sylvia Porter

Sylvia Porter
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: June 18, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Patchogue, New York, United States
Died: June 5, 1991

 20 Barbara Bergmann

Barbara Bergmann
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: July 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: April 5, 2015

 21 Mary Jane Latsis

Mary Jane Latsis
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 12, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: United States
Died: October 29, 1997

 22 Eveline M. Burns

Eveline M. Burns
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: March 16, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 2, 1985

Eveline M. Burns was a British-American economist, writer, and instructor who was a member of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Committee on Economic Security. She became a  professor of social work at Columbia University in 1928. In the 1950s, she served as vice-president and president of the American Economic Association and held various posts in the National Conference on Social Welfare.