Ruben Durante

ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE

Ruben Durante is ICREA Research Professor at UPF, Affiliated Professor of the Barcelona GSE, research affiliate of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), and Associate Editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association. He holds a PhD in Economics from Brown University, and Master degrees from Brown and Sorbonne. He works in the field of political economics, with a focus on the functioning and impact of traditional and new media in democratic societies. His work has been published in a number of top economic journals, including the Journal of Political Economy, the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, and the Journal of the European Economic Association, and has been featured extensively in the popular press.

Awards, Grants, and Honors

Barcelona GSE Working Papers

Oriol Aspachs, Ruben Durante, Alberto Graziano, Josep Mestres, José García-Montalvo and Marta Reynal-Querol

Real-Time Inequality and the Welfare State in Motion: Evidence from COVID-19 in Spain

Publications