Ruben Durante

ICREA-UPF and BSE - on leave at NUS

Ruben Durante is ICREA Research Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) and an Affiliated Professor of the Barcelona School of Economics (BSE), currently on leave as Professor of Economics at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He is Research Advisor at Gallup, Research Affiliate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), and Research Fellow of CESifo and IZA. He has served as associate editor for the Journal of the European Economic Association and the European Economic Review, and as member of the editorial panel of Economic Policy.

Professor Durante studies Political Economy with a focus on the functioning and impact of traditional and new media in democratic societies. His work has been published in top journals in economics, political science, and management, and is regularly featured in the press.

Awards, Grants, and Honors


Open Access      |      Forthcoming   Milena Djourelova, Ruben Durante and Gregory J Martin

The Impact of Online Competition on Local Newspapers: Evidence from the Introduction of Craigslist

Review of Economic Studies , 10.1093/restud/rdae049
Open Access
Filipe Campante , Emilio Depetris-Chauvin and Ruben Durante

The Virus of Fear: The Political Impact of Ebola in the United States

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Vol.16, No 1, 480-509, January 2024, 10.1257/app.20220030
Open Access       Nicolás Ajzenman and Ruben Durante

Salience and Accountability: School Infrastructure and Last-Minute Electoral Punishment

Economic Journal, Vol.133, No 649, 460 - 476, January 2023, 10.1093/ej/ueac044
Open Access