Zhuravskaya is Professor of Economics at the Paris School of Economics and Directrice d’études at EHESS. She was the winner of the Young Economists Competition of the fifth Nobel Symposium in Economics “The Economics of Transition” in 1999, a Global Leader for Tomorrow of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2001, a recipient of the Best Economist prize by the President of the Russian Academy of Science in 2002 and 2003. She was recipient of a Diploma of the Russia’s National Award for Work in Applied Economics in 2010 and in 2014, Hans Rausing Professorships 1998-2009, the International W. Leontief Medal “For Contribution to Economic Reforms” in 2010, and the recipient of the Excellence in Refereeing Award of the American Economic Review in 2011. In 2015, Zhuravskaya was the winner of the ERC Consolidator grant.
She has published in the American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of European Economic Association, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Journal of Business, Journal of Comparative Economics, American Law and Economics Review, and Economics of Transition.
Zhuravskaya is Associate editor of the Journal of Public Economics and the Journal of Comparative Economics, and has served as panel member in the Economic Policy in the past. She has a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.