Ruben Durante

Ruben Durante is a ICREA Research Professor in Economics at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Associated Researcher of the Institute of Political Economy and Governance (IPEG) and of the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (BSGE). He is also a Research Affiliate of the Centre for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), and Associate Editor of the European Economic Review. He was recently awarded a starting grant from the European Research Council for a five-year project on the “Independence and Quality of Mass Media in the Internet Age“.

He studies Political Economics, with a focus on the functioning and impact of traditional and new media in democratic societies.