Stefanie Stantcheva is Professor of Economics and founder of the Social Economics Lab at Harvard University. Her research focuses on the long-term dynamic effects of taxation and social economics. More specifically, she studies the taxation of firms and individuals, as well as how people understand, perceive, and form their attitudes towards public policies.
Stefanie Stantcheva studied Economics at the University of Cambridge, the École Polytechnique and ENSAE and the Paris School of Economics, before receiving her doctorate in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2014. She became a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows before joining the Harvard Department of Economics in 2016. Stefanie Stantcheva is co-editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics and member of the French Council of Economic Advisers (Conseil d’Analyse Economique). In 2018 she was appointed as a member of the French Council of Economic Analysis (Conseil d’Analyse Economique), a non-partisan advisory body to the French Prime Minister, and was chosen Best Young French Economist in 2019. Stefanie Stantcheva received the Elaine Bennett Research Prize in 2020S, has been named 2021 Andrew Carnegie Fellow, and in the same year a Fellow of the Econometric Society.
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