The Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy is now open.  Our office hours are from: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. Please refer to the COVID-19 Resource Guide for all matters related to the return to campus.  All visitors and vendors must fill out the Columbia University Health Screening Form.  We look forward to seeing you on campus.


Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe

Professor of Economics



Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe is a professor of economics in the Department of Economics at Columbia University in the City of New York. She is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a research affiliate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, London. Before joining Columbia in 2008, she taught at Duke University, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and was a staff economist in the Division of Monetary Affairs at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington. She has held visiting positions at the European Central Bank, Goethe University in Frankfurt, and Princeton University. Her research and writings have primarily focused on macroeconomic issues, in particular monetary and fiscal policy in the open and closed economy. Her work has been honored with the Bernácer Prize, which is awarded annually to a European economist under the age of 40, who has made outstanding contributions in the fields of macroeconomics and finance. She is a native of Germany and received her doctorate in economics in 1994 from the University of Chicago.


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