Professor Andrea Prat
Microeconomics: political economy & organisational economics
- Business and management, Economics
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 received his PhD in Economics from Stanford University.
Professor Prat's work 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 incentive provision, corporate leadership, employee motivation, and organisational language. Professor Prat is a principal investigator of the Executive Time Use Project. His current research in political economy attempts to define and measure the influence of the media industry on the democratic process.
He is the author of numerous articles in leading journals in economics and finance including the American Economic Review, Econometrica, the Journal of Finance, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Review of Economic Studies, and the Review of Financial Studies. He served as Chairman and Managing Editor of the Review of Economic Studies. He is an Associate Editor of Theoretical Economics and a director of the Industrial Organisation programme of the Center for Economic Policy Research in London. Professor Prat was elected a Fellow of the Econometric Society in 2013.
London School of Economics Professor of Economics, Department of Economics
Sep 2004 - Jan 2013
London School of Economics Reader, Department of Economics
Jan 2002 - Jan 2004
London School of Economics Lecturer, Department of Economics
Jan 2000 - Jan 2002
Tilburg University Assistant Professor
Jan 1997 - Jan 2000
Language and the Theory of the Firm
by Andrea Prat, Jacques Cremer and Luis Garicano - Published in 2007
Quarterly Journal of Economics