Stefanie Stantcheva

Member of the Cercle des économistes, Nathaniel Ropes Professor in Political Economy at Harvard University


Stefanie Stantcheva, the Nathaniel Ropes Chair in Political Economy at Harvard and the founder of the Social Economics Lab. In 2019, she was awarded the WYPA by the Cercle des économistes and Le Monde. Stefanie is affiliated with the National Bureau of Economic Research, CEPR, Econometric Society, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

His research has mainly focused on the long-term effects of tax policy, including its impact on innovation, education, and wealth. She has also looked at the analysis of individuals’ attitudes towards tax issues, health care, immigration policies, environmental policies, issues related to race, and social mobility.

In recognition of her work, Stantcheva has received several awards, including a National Science Foundation (NSF) Career Fellowship, the Elaine Bennett Research Prize in Economics, the Calvo-Armengol International Prize in Economics, the Maurice Allais Prize in Economics, the WYPW, as well as a Sloan Fellowship and a Carnegie Fellowship. She is also co-editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics.

Stefanie Stancheva’s main areas of expertise include corporate and individual taxation, as well as the impact of tax policies on innovation, education and wealth creation.

Area of Expertise

  • Taxation of companies and individuals
  • Tax Policy on Innovation, Education and Wealth