Ekaterina Zhuravskaya

Ekaterina Zhuravskaya is Professor of Economics at the Paris School of Economics (EHESS) since 2010. She is also a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in Public Policy and Development Economics programs. She got her PhD at Harvard University in 1999 and spent the 10 subsequent years working as Professor at the New Economic School in Moscow. 

Her primary field of interest is political economics with applications to media, ethnic conflict, culture, corruption, and economic history. She is a recipient of the CNRS Silver Medal and the Birgit Grodal Award. Her ERC project “The Economics of Ethnic Prejudice” studies the factors that make ethnic diversity important for conflict and economic development.