Competition: US & Canada
Stefanie Stantcheva is the Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy at Harvard and founder of the Social Economics Lab. She is a member of the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Center for Economic Policy Research, the Econometric Society, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
She studies the taxation of firms and individuals, as well as how people understand, perceive, and form their attitudes towards public policies. Her work has centered around the long-lasting effects of tax policy – on innovation, education, and wealth. Stefanie has also explored people’s attitudes towards taxation, health care, immigration policies, environmental policies, race, and social mobility using large-scale Social Economics Surveys and Experiments.
Stefanie is the recipient of an NSF Career award, the Elaine Bennett Research Prize in Economics, the Calvo-Armengol international prize in economics, the Maurice Allais Prize in Economics, the Best Young French Economist award, a Sloan Fellowship, and a Carnegie Fellowship. She is co-editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics.