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Elinor Ostrom, Only Woman To Ever Win Nobel In Economics Dies At 78

Ostrom, actually a political scientist, won the Nobel Prize in 2009 for her work on how people manage common natural resources like forests. She died Tuesday of cancer in Bloomington, Indiana.

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