Is Journalistic Truth Dead? Measuring How Informed Voters Are about Political News
- Actualité Sciences Po
4th June, 12h30-13h30
Online seminar co-organized with the Department of Economics (Sciences Po)
Andrea PRAT is the Richard Paul Richman Professor of Business at Columbia Business School and Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, Columbia University . He is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, an Associate Editor of Theoretical Economics and a director of the Industrial Organisation programme of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). Professor Prat was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2011 and a Fellow of the Econometric Society in 2013.
His research focuses on organisational economics and political economy. His current research in organisational economics explores - through theoretical modeling, field experiments, and data analysis - issues such as organisational design, corporate leadership, employee motivation, and optimal disclosure. His current research in political economy attempts to define and measure the influence of the media industry on the democratic process.
During this seminar, Andrea Prat will present his paper, co-signed with Charles Angelucci (MIT):
Is Journalistic Truth Dead? Measuring How Informed Voters Are about Political News (abstract/paper to follow)