Susan Athey (1970 – )

She graduated from high school at the age of 16 in 1986 and entered Duke University. She graduated at the age of 20 with majors in Economics, Mathematics, and Computer Science. She earned her Ph.D. from Stanford at the age of 24. She is currently a Professor of Economics at Harvard University and is the first woman to win the biennial John Bates Clark Medal for the top American economist under the age of 40.

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