Andrea Prat is Richard Paul Richman Professor of Business at Columbia Business School and Professor of Economics at Columbia University. Prat’s research in organizational economics explores issues such as incentive provision, corporate leadership, employee motivation, and organizational language. His recent work in political economy attempts to define and measure the influence of the media industry on the democratic process. In addition to publishing numerous articles in economics and finance journals, Prat served as Chairman and Managing Editor of the Review of Economic Studies. He is also Associate Editor of Theoretical Economics and a director of the Industrial Organization program of the Center for Economic Policy Research. Prat is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and the British Academy.