Stefanie Stantcheva is the recipient of the 2020 Elaine Bennett Research Prize

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Congratulations to Stefanie Stantcheva, recipient of the 2020 Elaine Bennett Research Prize 

The Elaine Bennett Research Prize is awarded every other year to recognize, support and encourage outstanding contributions by young women in the economics profession. Professor Stantcheva is recognized for her remarkable contributions to our understanding of optimal taxation, the relationship between innovation and taxation, and social preferences about redistribution. Click here for the full announcement. 

"Stefanie Stantcheva is one of the world’s leading young economists...she has pushed forward the frontier of knowledge about the impact and role of taxation, a fundamental question of public economics." 

Shelly Lundberg, Chair of CSWEP

Stefanie is a Research Fellow at CEPR, Professor of Economics at Harvard University, and Research Associate at the NBER. Stefanie's work focuses on public economics, but also makes contributions to labour economics, macroeconomics, and industrial organization. You can read a selection of her work below: 

Recent Vox Columns:

Alberto Alesina. A free-spirited economist
27 May 2020

Taxation and innovation in the 20th century
16 October 2018

Misperceptions about immigration and support for redistribution
31 July 2018

Recent Discussion Papers:

DP15216 Understanding Tax Policy: How do people Reason
Stefanie Stantcheva | 28 August 2020    

DP15215 Clearing the Bar: Improving Tax Compliance for Small Firms through Target Setting
Stefanie Stantcheva, Yazan Al-Karablieh, Evangelos Koumanakos | 28 August 2020

DP14782 Taxation and Innovation: What Do We Know?
Ufuk Akcigit, Stefanie Stantcheva | 19 May 2020