Cross-Language Compiler Benchmarking---Are We Fast Yet?
S. Marr, B. Daloze, and H. Mössenböck. Proceedings of the 12th Symposium on Dynamic Languages, page 120--131. ACM, (Nov 1, 2016)(acceptance rate 55%).
Comparing the performance of programming languages is difficult because they differ in many aspects including preferred programming abstractions, available frameworks, and their runtime systems. Nonetheless, the question about relative performance comes up repeatedly in the research community, industry, and wider audience of enthusiasts.