Elaine Chao

1953 - Today

Elaine Chao

Elaine Lan Chao (born March 26, 1953) is an American executive and public servant who serves as the United States Secretary of Transportation, having assumed office on January 31, 2017. A member of the Republican Party, Chao was previously Secretary of Labor under President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2009. Born in Taipei, Taiwan to Chinese parents who had left mainland China following the Chinese Civil War, Chao immigrated to the United States at age 8. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elaine Chao has received more than 4,231,828 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 248th most popular economist.

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  • 31

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  • 1.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among economists, Elaine Chao ranks 248 out of 288Before her are Zbigniew Messner, Robert Rubin, Tony Atkinson, Fakhruddin Ahmed, Ellen Swallow Richards, and James Wolfensohn. After her are Deirdre McCloskey, Boediono, Lawrence Summers, Beatrice Webb, Arthur Laffer, and Walter Block.

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Among people born in 1953, Elaine Chao ranks 219Before her are Kurt Fuller, Bill Nunn, Charles Martin Smith, Desmond Child, Ely Ould Mohamed Vall, and Jan Kjærstad. After her are Andrey Makarevich, Sergey Mironov, Toshio Takabayashi, Ante Čačić, Francesco Moraglia, and Boris Grebenshchikov.

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In Taiwan

Among people born in Taiwan, Elaine Chao ranks 11 out of 44Before her are Su Tseng-chang (1947), Wu Den-yih (1948), Peter Chen (1947), Chen Chien-jen (1951), Jay Chou (1979), and Sylvia Chang (1953). After her are Jolin Tsai (1980), Annette Lu (1944), Ruby Lin (1976), Steve Chen (1978), Vivian Hsu (1975), and Jerry Yang (1968).

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Among economists born in Taiwan, Elaine Chao ranks 1

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