Nobel Prize winner Elinor Ostrom dies
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Elinor Ostrom, a globe-trotting professor who in 2009 became the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize in economics, died June 12 at a hospital in Bloomington, Ind. She was 78 and had cancer.
Her death was announced by Indiana University, where Ostrom had taught and worked for more than four decades in relative obscurity until the Nobel Prize catapulted her to fame.
When Ostrom came...