Anna Stansbury

Nonresident Senior Fellow

Anna Stansbury has been nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics since March 2021. She is also assistant professor of work and organization studies at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Her research focuses on labor and macroeconomics, particularly on labor market power and labor market institutions in industrialized economies. Her recent work examines the macroeconomic implications of the decline in US worker power (with Lawrence H. Summers), the effects of employer concentration on wages in the United States (with Gregor Schubert and Bledi Taska), and the incentives to comply with the minimum wage and other labor and employment protections in the United States and in the United Kingdom.

She has been quoted in media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the BBC, and NPR's Indicator podcast, and has written or coauthored columns for Bloomberg Opinion, the Washington Post, and Project Syndicate. She has a PhD in economics from Harvard University, a master's degree in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and a BA in economics from Cambridge University.

Recent Content

RealTime Economic Issues Watch
Jacob Greenspon (Harvard University), Anna Stansbury (PIIE) and Lawrence H. Summers (Harvard University)
April 14, 2022
Past Event

Olivier Blanchard (PIIE), Romain Duval (IMF), Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas (IMF), Anna Stansbury (PIIE) and Betsey Stevenson (University of Michigan)

March 31, 2022
PIIE Chart

Robert Schultz (University of Michigan) and Anna Stansbury (PIIE)

March 31, 2022
Working Paper

Robert Schultz (University of Michigan) and Anna Stansbury (PIIE)

March 2022
Op-Eds
July 19, 2021
via Bloomberg