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Staff Biography

Associate - Trade
Email: csteinwender@hbs.edu
Personal WebSite WWW

Expertise: International Trade, Labour Economics, Applied Econometrics


Claudia Steinwender is a Post-Doctoral Researcher at Princeton University and a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Harvard Business School. Her research areas are international trade and firm productivity, with a focus on empirical analysis.


  • PhD Economics, London School of Economics, 2010-2014
  • MRes Economics, London School of Economics, 2008-2010 (with distinction)
  • BSc/MSc (equiv.) Economic Mathematics, Vienna University of Technology, 2002-2005 (with distinction)
  • BSc/MSc (equiv.) International Business Administration, University of Vienna, 1998-2003 (with distinction)


  • 2014 WTO Essay Award for Young Economists
  • 2014 Klaus Liebscher Award of Austrian National Bank
  • 2012 Royal Economic Society Junior Fellowship

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