Stephanie von Hinke is a Professor of Economics at the University of Bristol. Her research builds on the biomedical as well as social sciences. She investigates the importance of genetics, early life environments, parental investments, and government policy in explaining individuals’ health and well-being over the life course.
She is the PI on a 5-year European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant (2020-2025) that aims to incorporate genetic data into social science research and study the importance of the nature-nurture interplay in the developmental origins of health and disease.
She was a Co-PI on a 3-year NORFACE DIAL award (2018-2021). She was previously a Professor of Health Economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam (part-time; 2018-2022). She also held an MRC Early Career Fellowship in the Economics of Health (2011-2014) at the University of York, and an ESRC Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Imperial College London (2009-2011).
She is a Research Fellow at Tinbergen Institute and a Research Associate at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). She was previously a Research Associate at the Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO, 2009 – 2014), and has held visiting positions at Cornell, IFS, and VU University Amsterdam
Stephanie von Hinke joined IZA as a Research Fellow in May 2023.