Charles Angelucci


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Charles Angelucci is an Assistant Professor of Applied Economics at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

He was an Assistant Professor of Economics at Columbia Business School from 2015 to 2020, where he taught an MBA elective course on Competitive Strategy. Charles conducts research in Organizational Economics and Political Economy, with a particular interest in governance issues and news media markets.

Charles Angelucci completed his PhD at the Toulouse School of Economics.


"Is Journalistic Truth Dead? Measuring How Informed Voters Are about Political News."

Angelucci, Charles, and Andrea Prat, MIT Sloan Working Paper 6132-20. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, April 2023. Online Appendix.

"Media Competition and News Diets."

Angelucci, Charles, Julia Cagé, and Michael Sinkinson, MIT Sloan Working Paper 6127-20. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, March 2023. Vox. The Hill.

"How Merchant Towns Shaped Parliaments: From the Norman Conquest of England to the Great Reform Act."

Angelucci, Charles, Simone Meraglia, and Nico Voigtländer. American Economic Review Vol. 112, No. 10 (2022): 3441-87. Online Appendix. NBER.

"Petty Corruption and Citizen Reports."

Angelucci, Charles and Antonio Russo. International Economic Review Vol. 63, No. 2 (2022): 831-848.

"Knowledge Acquisition in a High-Stakes Environment: Evidence from the Covid-19 Pandemic."

Angelucci, Charles, Amit K. Khandelwal, Andrea Prat, and Ashley Swanson, MIT Sloan Working Paper 6518-21. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, August 2021.

"Self-Reporting Schemes and Employee Wrongdoing."

Angelucci, Charles and Martijn A. Han (R&R at Journal of Industrial Economics), MIT Sloan Working Paper 6131-15. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, May 2021.

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