Stephie Fried

Assistant Professor
Tempe Campus


Stephie Fried joins the W. P. Carey School of Business having previously served on the faculty of Carleton College, where she taught courses in macro and enviromental economics. Her research focuses on environmental economics and its implications for the macroeconomy. 

Her most recent work, forthcoming in American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, investigates how technological advances in non-carbon energy affect the cost of reducing emissions. In addition to American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, her work has appeared in other leading journals in the field, including Macroeconomic Dynamics and Review of Economic Dynamics.

Professor Fried is a frequent speaker at economics conferences and seminars around the country. 


  • Ph.D. Economics, University of California-San Diego 2015 
  • B.A. Mathematics, Grinnell College 2007

Research Interests

  • Environmental Economics 
  • Macroeconomics
  • Growth
  • Development


Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 360Economic Development
ECN 445Environmental Economics


  • Research Grant  International Growth Centre, 2015
  • Joseph L. Fischer Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship  Resources for the Future, 2014
  • Benjamin C. Horne Memorial Prize  University of California, San Diego, 2014
  • Interdisciplinary Fellowship on Global Change  National Science Foundation, 2013
  • Clive Granger Research Fellowship  University of California, San Diego, 2011
  • Linn Smith 1920 Prize for Excellence in Mathematics, 2011
  • Ferguson Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Mathematics, 2006