Ekaterina Zhuravskaya - CNRS Silver Medal 2019

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Ekaterina Zhuravskaya, who is a CEPR Felllow in the Development Economics and Public Economics Programmes, is director of studies at the École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) and Professor of Economics at the Paris School of Economics.  She has published dozens of academic articles in the best international journals. In 2019, she was one of the most cited two per cent of authors in the world over the last ten years (2); in France, she is ranked 28th among researchers and first among women researchers. She received a European Research Council Excellence Scholarship for 2015-2020, for her project The Economics of Ethnic Prejudice. Several prestigious awards have marked her exemplary track record, including the Best Economist prize from the president of the Russian Academy of Sciences (in 2002 and 2003), the Leontief Prize (in 2010), and the Birgit Grodal Award (in 2018).

For almost twenty years, the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) has rewarded those who have made the greatest contributions to spreading the Centre’s influence and to advancing research. Within the research themes of each of the ten institutions, the Silver Medal goes to five researchers for “the originality, quality and importance of their work, recognised nationally and international".

You can read more about the award here

Ekaterina's Discussion Papers can be found here

Recent VoxEU columns by Ekaterina include: