Ruben Durante

PhD, Brown University

Ruben Durante is ICREA Research Professor at UPF, Affiliated Professor of the BSE, research affiliate of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), and Associate Editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association. He holds a PhD in Economics from Brown University, and Master degrees from Brown and Sorbonne. He works in the field of political economics, with a focus on the functioning and impact of traditional and new media in democratic societies. His work has been published in a number of top economic journals, including the Journal of Political Economy, the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, and the Journal of the European Economic Association, and has been featured extensively in the popular press.


Research interests

Political Economics
Media Economics
Experimental Economics
Economic Growth and Development

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