Past Event

Spin Doctors and Tools of Misinformation

October 20, 0022 - October 20, 2022
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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Sergei Guriev Discusses Democracy, Dictators, & Disinformation, The Hub@CBS


Sergei Guriev is the newly appointed Provost at Sciences Po. He received his Dr. Sc. (habilitation degree) in Economics (2002) and PhD in Applied Math from the Russian Academy of Science (1994), and M.Sc. Summa Cum Laude from the Moscow Institute of Physics in Technology (1993). In 2016-19, he served as the Chief Economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Dr. Guriev specializes in political economy and is widely published in a variety of social science and science publications. He will discuss his recent book Spin Dictators about how autocrats use the affordances of democracy such as media as tools of disinformation, along with observations on current events in Russia and elsewhere.

Sponsored by BAID (Business, AI, and Democracy) at The Hub at Columbia Business School.

Thank you to our partners in this event: The Harriman Institute, The Alliance Program, The Brown Institute for Media Innovation, and The Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy.