|ICREA Research Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra|
Maria Petrova is an ICREA Research Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Researcher at the Barcelona Institute for Political Economy and Governance (IPEG), Affiliate Professor at Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, and Alfa-Bank Associate Professor of Economics at the New Economic School. She is also a Research Fellow at CEPR and Co-Editor of the Journal of Public Economics and a member of the Editorial Board of the Review of Economic Studies. Recently she got a European Research Council Starting Grant for a five-year project EXTREME ("The Rise and Fall of Populism and Extremism") for 2019-2024. She received my PhD from Harvard University in 2008 and she spent 2012 - 2013 as a Visiting Associate Research Scholar at the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at Princeton University. My research interests include political economy, mass media economics, and corporate governance.