Andrea Prat

Richard Paul Richman Professor of Business

Finance and Economics

Joined CBS in 2012

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Andrea Prat

Office
624 Uris

Phone
212-854-6176

E-mail
ap3116@columbia.edu

Fax
212-854-9895

Teaching and research interest

Andrea Prat is Richard Paul Richman Professor of Business at the Graduate School of Business and Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, Columbia University. After receiving his PhD in Economics from Stanford University in 1997, he taught at Tilburg University and the London School of Economics. He is the Chairman of the Editorial Board of the Review of Economic Studies and director of the Industrial Organization program of the Centre for Economic Policy Research.

Professor Prat's work focuses on organizational economics and political economy. His current research explores - through theoretical modelling, field and lab experiments, and data analysis- issues related to incentive provision, firm structure, and communication modes. Professor Prat is a principal investigator of the Executive Time Use Project.

He is the author of numerous articles on 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. Professor Prat is Fellow of the British Academy.

Working Papers

Managing the Family Firm: Evidence on CEOs at Work (2014)
Author(s): Oriana Bandiera, Andrea Prat, Raffaella Sadun

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Communication and Influence (2011)
Author(s): Antoni Calvó-Armengo, Andrea Prat, Joan de Martí

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On the Political Economy of Urban Growth: Homeownership versus Affordability (2011)
Author(s): François Ortalo-Magné, Andrea Prat

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Organizational Economics with Cognitive Costs (2011)
Author(s): Luis Garicano, Andrea Prat

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The Political Economy of Mass Media (2011)
Author(s): Andrea Prat, David Strömberg

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What Do CEOs Do? (2011)
Author(s): Oriana Bandiera, Luigi Guiso, Andrea Prat, Raffaella Sadun

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Matching Firms, Managers, and Incentives (2010)
Author(s): Oriana Bandiera, Luigi Guiso, Andrea Prat, Raffaella Sadun

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Measuring the Impact Factor of Agents within an Organization Using Communication Patterns (2010)
Author(s): Ignacio Palacios-Huerta, Andrea Prat

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Screening with an Approximate Type Space (2010)
Author(s): Kristóf Madarász, Andrea Prat

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Spatial Asset Pricing: A First Step (2010)
Author(s): François Ortalo-Magné, Andrea Prat

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