CEPR Research Fellow Dr Ekaterina Zhuravskaya has won the 2018 Birgit Grodal Award

Thursday, March 22, 2018

The European Economic Association has annouced that Dr Ekaterina Zhuravskaya, of the Paris School of Economics, has won the 2018 Birgit Grodal Award. Dr Zhuravskaya is CEPR Research Fellow in the Public Economics and Development Economics Programme Areas.

Ekaterina Zhuravskaya is a leading scholar in empirical political economics, and she is a world leader in studying the economics of the media. Her contributions have shown that the media can have profound political effects in important contemporary and historical settings, both in democracies and in autocracies. She has also worked on the economic and political challenges faced by middle income countries and transition economies. Finally, she has also made important contributions to building research capacity in Russia and in France.

Dr Zhuravskaya will be presented with her award during the annual EEA-ESEM Congress, which this year will take place in Cologne, Germany, and held between Monday August 27 and Friday August 31.

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