Stefanie Stantcheva

Stefanie Stancheva

Stefanie Stantcheva is attached to the Center of the Economy of Innovation as part of her work on taxation, innovation, and self-employment.

Stefanie Stantcheva is an associate professor in Economics at Harvard University. Her research focuses on the optimal design of the tax system, taking into account important labor market features, social preferences, and long-term effects such as human capital acquisition and innovation by people and firms. She is also interested in the empirical effects of taxation on inequality, top incomes, migration, human capital, and innovation.

She received her Ph.D. in Economics from MIT in 2014 and was a junior fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows 2014-2016.