Kimberley Scharf

Professor of Economics, University of Warwick; Inaugural Visiting Scholar, National Audit Office

Kimberley Scharf is a Professor of Economics at University of Warwick and Inaugural Visiting Scholar at the National Audit Office. Her research interests span several subfields of economics, including political economy, public finance, international trade and finance, and industrial organisation. It also reaches out to other disciplines – e.g., marketing and decision sciences. Her research has been published in leading peer-reviewed journals and has been funded by the ESRC, the Social Sciences and Research Council of Canada, the British Academy, the European Research Council, HM Treasury and HM Revenue and Customs.

She is currently Editor-in-Chief of International Tax and Public Finance; elected member of Council of the Royal Economic Society, the RES Women’s Committee and the Board of Management of the International Institute for Public Finance; Research Fellow at CEPR, CESifo, and the Norwegian Centre for Taxation; and Chair of the Danish Research Council’s Economics and Business International Peer Review Panel. She has also been a Research Associate at the IFS; Associate Editor of the Journal of Public Economics, Fiscal Studies and International Tax and Public Finance; and Theme Director for CAGE at Warwick University.

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CEPR Policy Research


  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey