Julia Cagé

Assistant Professor in Economics, Sciences Po; CEPR Research Fellow

Julia Cagé is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at Sciences Po Paris, and a Research Affiliate at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in Public Economics, Industrial Organization and Economic History. She completed her PhD at Harvard University in 2014. Her research interests focus on political economy, economic history, industrial organization and development. She is particularly interested in the media, especially the questions of how media competition affects the provision of information and political attitudes, and of the production of information in an online world. She is a Board member of the Agence France Presse (third largest international news agency in the world) and a Member of the Commission Economique de la Nation (non partisan Council of Economic Advisors to the French Finance Minister). Her work has been published in the Journal of International Economics, the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, the European Economic Review, the Journal of Globalization and Development, as well as in several handbook chapters. She is the author of Saving the Media. Capitalism, Crowdfunding and Democracy, Paris, Le Seuil, 2015, translated in ten different languages (English translation: Harvard University Press, 2016).

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