Professor Andrea Prat FBA
Microeconomics: political economy & organisational economics
- Fellow type
- UK Fellow
- Year elected
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.
Richard Paul Richman Professor of Business, Economics Division, Columbia Business School; Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Columbia University
London School of Economics Professor of Economics, Department of Economics
2004 - 2013
London School of Economics Reader, Department of Economics
2002 - 2004
London School of Economics Lecturer, Department of Economics
2000 - 2002
Tilburg University Assistant Professor
1997 - 2000
Language and the Theory of the Firm
Andrea Prat, Jacques Cremer and Luis Garicano - Published in 2007
Quarterly Journal of Economics