Ekaterina Zhuravskaya is a Professor of Economics at the Paris School of Economics (EHESS) since 2010. She is also a Research Fellow of CEPR in Political Economy and Development Economics programs. She got her PhD at Harvard University in 1999 and spent 10 subsequent years working as Professor at the New Economic School and as the Academic Director of the Center for Economic and Financial Research in Moscow. Her main academic interests are in political economy.