Ruben Durante

Professor of Economics at National University Of Singapore, ICREA Researcher at Pompeu Fabra University

Ruben Durante is professor of economics at the National University of Singapore and ICREA researcher at Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona). He is also affiliated faculty to the Barcelona School of Economics and IPEG, Research Advisor at Gallup US, and Research Fellow of CEPR, CESifo, and IZA. He has held visiting positions at Yale University, PSE, and INSEAD. He studies political economy with a focus on the functioning and impact of traditional and new media in democratic societies. His work has been published in top journals in economics, political science, and management. His research has been supported by several funding agencies including the European Research Council through a Starting Grant, a Consolidator Grant, and a Proof of Concept Grant. He holds a BA in economics from the University of Messina (Italy), a Master in political economy from Sorbonne University (France), and a Master and a Ph.D. in economics from Brown University (US).