Ekaterina Zhuravskaya is a Professor of Economics at the Paris School of Economics. In 2018, she was awarded the Birgit Grodal prize, which is a biannual award of the European Economic Association (EEA) awarded to a European-based female economist who has made a significant contribution to the Economics profession. She has worked on topics such as the effect of media on political persuasion, in particular on the spread of nationalism in countries such as pre-war Germany, Russia, and the Balkans; political institutions, state capture, and corruption; and the economics of transition, with a focus on Russia. She is published in top economic and political science journals including the American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies, American Political Science Review, and the American Journal of Political Science. For more information on her work, please visit her website.