The Production of Information in an Online World Go back to the news...

Presentation and discussion will be in French ; see the french abstract.


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 Economic History, Public Economics and Industrial Organization. She is also co-director of the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Evaluation of Public Policies (LIEPP)’s “Evaluation of Democracy” research group. She is a Board member of the Agence France Presse (third largest international news agency in the world).

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. 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), and of L’Information à tout prix (with Nicolas Hervé and Marie-Luce Viaud, INA Editions, 2017). 

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Practical informations

Tuesday november 20th 2018 – 2pm to 4pm
Médialab’s room, 13 rue de l’Université, 75007 Paris

The seminar will be held mainly in french.
Free entrance, subject to the number of available places.