British Female Economists

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Joan Robinson
(British Economist Known for Her Wide-Ranging Contributions to Economic Theory)
Joan Robinson
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Birthdate: October 31, 1903
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Surrey, England
Died: August 5, 1983

Post-Keynesian economist Joan Robinson specialized in monetary economics and is remembered for her research and academic activities in India, China, and Korea. Initially a Cambridge lecturer, she later taught at Girton College and became the first woman to be made an honorary fellow of King's College.

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Emma Georgina Rothschild
(Economic historian, Historian, University teacher, Economist)
Emma Georgina Rothschild
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Birthdate: May 16, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London

Apart from being one of the heiresses of the affluent Rothschild banking family, Emma Georgina Rothschild is also a famous economic historian, a Harvard professor, and a former United Nations Foundation board member. She has also worked at MIT and Cambridge and is married to Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen.

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Beatrice Webb
(British Sociologist, Economist, Socialist, Labour Historian and Social Reformer)
Beatrice Webb
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Birthdate: January 22, 1858
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gloucestershire, England
Died: April 30, 1943

Sociologist Beatrice Webb is best remembered for coining the term collective bargaining. Along with her husband, Sidney Webb, whom she met at the Fabian Society, and others, Beatrice co-founded the London School of Economics. In spite of her lack of formal education, she was a prominent educator and an avid diarist.

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Miatta Fahnbulleh
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Birthdate: November 19, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Liberia
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Noreena Hertz
(Economist, Journalist)
Noreena Hertz
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Birthdate: September 24, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London

English academic, economist, author and broadcaster Noreena Hertz serves as Economics Editor of ITV News, chief Europe correspondent of Sirius XM and Honorary Professor at the UCL Institute for Global Prosperity. She hosts the MegaHertz: London Calling show on Sirius XM Insight channel. She launched the Mayday for Nurses campaign and penned books like The Silent Takeover and Generation K.

Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth
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Birthdate: May 23, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Heworth, York, England
Died: May 31, 1981
Born in England, Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth studied at the Sorbonne in Paris, before working on Austrian economics in Germany and then moving to Oxford. One of the first proponents of sustainable development, she also wrote for The Economist and advised World Bank policy makers.