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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.

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

Angelucci, Charles, Simone Meraglia, and Nico Voigtländer, MIT Sloan Working Paper 6126-17. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, June 2020. Online Appendix. NBER.

"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, July 2021. Online Appendix.

"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.

"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, September 2021. Vox. The Hill.

"Motivating Agents to Acquire Information."

Angelucci, Charles, MIT Sloan Working Paper 6130-17. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, December 2017.

"Newspapers in Times of Low Advertising Revenues."

Charles Angelucci and Julia Cagé. American Economic Journal: Microeconomics Vol. 11, No. 3 (2019): 319-364. SSRN Preprint.

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