Research economist and assistant adviser Salome Baslandze

Salomé Baslandze

Research Economist and Assistant Adviser
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  • Biography

    Salomé Baslandze is a research economist and assistant adviser on the macroeconomics and monetary policy team in the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and a research affiliate at Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). Her major fields of study are innovation, firm dynamics, growth, and entrepreneurship.

    Prior to joining the Bank in 2019, Dr. Baslandze was an assistant professor of economics at the Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance in Rome, Italy. Dr. Baslandze obtained her doctorate degree in economics in 2015 from the University of Pennsylvania. She received her master's degree in economics in 2009 from ISET, Georgia, and her bachelor's degree in mathematics in 2007 from the Tbilisi State University, Georgia.

  • Working Papers

    Atlanta Fed Working Papers


    2022-10 (September)
    Entrepreneurship through Employee Mobility, Innovation, and Growth
    Salomé Baslandze
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format


    2021-23 (September)
    Barriers to Creative Destruction: Large Firms and Nonproductive Strategies
    Salomé Baslandze
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format


    2020-5 (April)
    Connecting to Power: Political Connections, Innovation, and Firm Dynamics
    Ufuk Akcigit, Salomé Baslandze, and Francesca Lotti
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format

    2020-4 (April)
    Patents to Products: Product Innovation and Firm Dynamics
    David Argente, Salomé Baslandze, Douglas Hanley, and Sara Moreira
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format

  • Other Fed Work



    M. Melinda Pitts, John Robertson, and Salomé Baslandze. "Labor Supply, Wages, and Inequality Conference: Day 2 Overview" Policy Hub: Macroblog. December 1, 2022.

    Salome Baslandze, Simon Fuchs, Indrajit Mitra, and Veronika Penciakova. "The Atlanta Fed's Early Career Visitor Program Workshop: A Synopsis," Policy Hub: Macroblog. October 20, 2022.

  • Publications



    "Taxation and the International Mobility of Inventors" (with Ufuk Akcigit and Stefanie Stantcheva). American Economic Review, 2016, 106 (10): 2930–2981.