Stefanie Schurer is an Associate Professor in the School of Economics at the University of Sydney. Her research interest is the Economics of Human Development. Most of her current projects explore the evolution of skills, preferences, and health over the lifecourse and the role that parents and the public sector play in determining these skills. Currently, she is involved in several linked administrative data projects in Australia, evaluating, among others, the impact and cost-effectiveness of early-life medical care and cash/in-kind transfers in strengthening children’s skill development. She is also a University of Sydney SOAR Fellow and an Australian Research Council Early Career Fellow. Previously, she held positions at Victoria University of Wellington and University of Melbourne, and she is a Visiting Scholar at The University of Chicago. She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2012.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 10538
forthcoming in: B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2017, 17(2).
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8873
Oxford Economic Papers, 2018, 70(2), 538–562 (new title "University education and non-cognitive skill development"
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8821
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization,119, 482-495, 2015
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8814
Stefanie Schurer, Michael Alspach, Jayden MacRae, Greg L. Martin
published in: Economic Record, 2016, 92 (296), 81–93