Clash of the Economists

Former Fed chair Janet Yellen is the winner of the "Clash of the Economists," besting Elinor Ostrom in the final matchup. Thanks to everyone who cast a vote during the four rounds, and we hope you learned some interesting information along the way.

The economists below "competed" in four categories. Click on a economist to learn more facts about them.

SCHOOLS OF THOUGHT
FAMOUS WOMEN ECONOMISTS
Adam Smith
John M. Keynes
David Ricardo
Irving Fisher
Paul Samuelson
Roger Ferguson
Elinor Ostrom
Christine Lagarde
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adam Smith
David Ricardo
Paul Samuelson
Elinor Ostrom
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adam Smith
Elinor Ostrom
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elinor Ostrom
 
Janet Yellen
 
 
 
 
 
 
Janet Yellen
Milton Friedman
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anna Schwartz
Janet Yellen
Milton Friedman
Esther Duflo
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nancy Teeters
Anna Schwartz
Janet Yellen
Dambisa Moyo
Simon Kuznets
Milton Friedman
Angus Deaton
Esther Duflo
FAMOUS FIRSTS
NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS