Luminita Stevens obtained her PhD from Columbia University and joined the University of Maryland in 2012. Her research area is macroeconomics, with a focus on how information processing frictions at the individual level affect aggregate outcomes. Her work studies the impact of information frictions on firm price setting, inflation dynamics, and income inequality, using a blend of applied theory, empirical and experimental methods. 

Areas of Interest

  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Information Frictions
  • Experimental Economics


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Columbia University, 2012
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
ECON325 Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis Fall 2017
ECON325 Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis Spring 2017
ECON702 Advanced Macroeconomics II Spring 2017
ECON808 Workshop on Macroeconomics and Growth; Workshop in Applied Economics Fall 2016
Luminita Stevens
4121C Tydings Hall
Department of Economics
stevens7 [at]