Throughout history, there have been many women economists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female economists such as Rosa Luxemburg, Simone Weil, Emily Greene Balch, Emma Georgina Rothschild, Ester Boserup.The women economists featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Rosa LuxemburgRosa Luxemburg
05 March 1871, German, Polish
Marxist Theorist
Simone WeilSimone Weil
03 February 1909, French
Philosopher, mystic and social activist

Kristalina GeorgievaKristalina Georgieva
13 August 1953, Bulgarian
Managing Director of the IMF

Anita Bose PfaffAnita Bose Pfaff
29 November 1942, German

Emily Greene BalchEmily Greene Balch
08 January 1867, American
Social Activist

Bogolo Joy KenewendoBogolo Joy Kenewendo
1987 AD, Botswanan
Economist, Politician
Christine LagardeChristine Lagarde
01 January 1956, French
Economist, Lawyer, Diplomat, Politician,

Janet YellenJanet Yellen
13 August 1946, American

Queen Máxima of the NetherlandsQueen Máxima of the Netherlands
17 May 1971
Queen Consort of the Netherlands
Esther DufloEsther Duflo
25 October 1972, French
Economist, Professor

Ngozi Okonjo-IwealaNgozi Okonjo-Iweala
13 June 1954, Nigerian
Diplomat, Economist
Elinor OstromElinor Ostrom
07 August 1933, American
Economist, Political scientist, University teacher

Hina Rabbani KharHina Rabbani Khar
19 November 1977, Pakistani
Diplomat, Politician, Entrepreneur, Economist

Emma Georgina RothschildEmma Georgina Rothschild
16 May 1948, British
Economic historian, Historian, University teacher,

Dambisa MoyoDambisa Moyo
02 February 1969, Zambian

Deirdre McCloskeyDeirdre McCloskey
11 September 1942, American
Economist, Professor, Teacher
Tansu ÇillerTansu Çiller
24 May 1946, Turkish
Prime Minister, Economist

Harriet MartineauHarriet Martineau
12 June 1802, British
Linguist, Journalist, Economist, Historian,

Joan RobinsonJoan Robinson
31 October 1903, British

Beatrice WebbBeatrice Webb
22 January 1858, British
Sahra WagenknechtSahra Wagenknecht
16 July 1969, German
Politician, Economist, Non-fiction writer,

Ester BoserupEster Boserup
18 May 1910, Danish
Édith CressonÉdith Cresson
27 January 1934, French
Politician, Diplomat, Economist

Christiane TaubiraChristiane Taubira
02 February 1952, French
Politician, Economist

Judith MartinJudith Martin
13 September 1938, American
Economist, Journalist
Anna SchwartzAnna Schwartz
11 November 1915, American

Ellen Swallow RichardsEllen Swallow Richards
03 December 1842, American
Chemist, University teacher, Economist
Elvira NabiullinaElvira Nabiullina
29 October 1963, Russian
Economist, Politician, Banker

Siv JensenSiv Jensen
01 June 1969, Norwegian
Politician, Economist

Rosabeth Moss KanterRosabeth Moss Kanter
15 March 1943, American
Susan AtheySusan Athey
29 November 1970, American

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Margaret HassanMargaret Hassan
18 April 1945, British
Edith AbbottEdith Abbott
26 September 1876, American

Sophonisba BreckinridgeSophonisba Breckinridge
01 April 1866, American

Noreena HertzNoreena Hertz
24 September 1967, British
Economist, Journalist

Marjorie HustedMarjorie Husted
02 April 1892, American
Eleanor Lansing DullesEleanor Lansing Dulles
01 June 1895, American
Sri Mulyani IndrawatiSri Mulyani Indrawati
26 August 1962, Indonesian
Economist, Politician, University teacher

Mollie OrshanskyMollie Orshansky
09 January 1915, American

Sylvia PorterSylvia Porter
18 June 1913, American

Barbara BergmannBarbara Bergmann
20 July 1927, American
Yekaterina KuskovaYekaterina Kuskova
05 December 1869, Russian

Eveline M. BurnsEveline M. Burns
16 March 1900, British, American

Hisako TakahashiHisako Takahashi
21 September 1927, Japanese

Mary Jane LatsisMary Jane Latsis
12 July 1927, American

Christina  RomerChristina Romer
25 December 1958, American
Economist, University teacher
Christina H. PaxsonChristina H. Paxson
06 February 1960, American