Stefanie Schurer is a Professor in the School of Economics at the University of Sydney. Her research interest is the Economics of Human Development. She has produced some of the first insights on the stability and determinants of personality (non-cognitive skills-soft skills-life skills-character skills) over the lifecourse. Her current research program focuses on the impact of public policy on human development. She is a chief investigator on several linked administrative data projects in Australia. She works with big data to study the consequences of Australia's more recent family, welfare, and medical policies for (Indigenous) children. Her research program is funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council. She is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization and Health Economics. She is a Visiting Scholar at the University of Chicago, a Research Fellow at the IZA Bonn, and a member of the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity network. She held both University of Sydney SOAR and ARC Discovery Early Career fellowships.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7451
John Roy, Stefanie Schurer
published in: Health Economics, 2013, 22(9), 1139-1157.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7017
published in: Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, 2016, 55(3), 385-414
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6789
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2014, 98, 1-28
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6014
published as "Exploring the intergenerational persistence of mental health: Evidence from three generations" in: Journal of Health Economics, 2013, 32 (6), 1077-1089
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5943
published in: Economics Letters, 2012, 115 (1), 11-15
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5630
published in: The Economic Journal, 2013, 123 (570), F358-F400