First Woman Nobel Prize winner in Economics

Ellinor Ostrom    
Elinor Ostrom, 76, holds a Ph.D. in Political Science, University of California from 1965, who now teaches at Indiana University where she directs the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis that she founded with her husband, Vincent Ostrom. More well-known Oliver Williamson, 77, worked at MIT and has a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University. These two teachers share a prize of 10 million Swedish krona and are also a signal for the current economics that are grouped in the so called institutionalism.

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