Brian G. Knight

Brown University - Department of Economics

64 Waterman Street

Providence, RI 02912

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

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Scholarly Papers (34)

Advertising Spending and Media Bias: Evidence from News Coverage of Car Safety Recalls

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Oct 2017
Graham Beattie, Ruben Durante, Brian G. Knight and Ananya Sen
University of Pittsburgh, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), Brown University - Department of Economics and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Media Bias, Advertising, Newspapers, Car Manufacturers, Safety Recalls

Advertising Spending and Media Bias: Evidence from News Coverage of Car Safety Recalls

NBER Working Paper No. w23940
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2022
Graham Beattie, Ruben Durante, Brian G. Knight and Ananya Sen
University of Pittsburgh, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), Brown University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Advertising Spending and Media Bias: Evidence from News Coverage of Car Safety Recalls

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12366
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Graham Beattie, Ruben Durante, Brian G. Knight and Ananya Sen
University of Pittsburgh, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), Brown University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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advertising, car manufacturers, media bias, newspapers, safety recalls

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The Flypaper Effect Unstuck: Evidence on Endogenous Grants from the Federal Highway Aid Program

Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2000-49
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Nov 2000
Brian G. Knight
Brown University - Department of Economics
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Flypaper effect, federalism, political economy

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State Capital Taxes and the Location of Investment: Empirical Lessons from Theoretical Models of Tax Competition

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Nov 2003
Brian G. Knight
Brown University - Department of Economics
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Tax competition, fiscal federalism, state and local public finance

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Political Budget Cycles of Prefectures in China

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Apr 2016
Liutang Gong, Brian G. Knight, Jie Xiao and Qinghua Zhang
Peking University - Guanghua School of Management, Brown University - Department of Economics, Shenzhen University and Peking University - Guanghua School of Management
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Public Spending, Political Cycle, Promotion Incentive, Political Hierarchy

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Media Bias and Influence: Evidence from Newspaper Endorsements

NBER Working Paper No. w14445
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2022
Brian G. Knight and Chun-Fang Chiang
Brown University - Department of Economics and National Taiwan University
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Immigration and Violent Crime: Evidence from the Colombia-Venezuela Border

BROWN Orlando Bravo Center for Economic Research, Bravo Working Paper # 2020-02
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Sep 2020
Brian G. Knight and Ana Tribin
Brown University - Department of Economics and Central Bank of Columbia
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Crime, Migration, Venezuela

Immigration and Violent Crime: Evidence from the Colombia-Venezuela Border

NBER Working Paper No. w27620
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2022
Brian G. Knight and Ana Tribin
Brown University - Department of Economics and Central Bank of Columbia
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A New Look at Racial Profiling: Evidence from the Boston Police Department

NBER Working Paper No. w10634
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2022
Kate Antonovics and Brian G. Knight
University of California, San Diego and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Partisan Control, Media Bias, and Viewer Responses: Evidence from Berlusconi's Italy

NBER Working Paper No. w14762
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2022
Ruben Durante and Brian G. Knight
Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Are Policy Platforms Capitalized into Equity Prices? Evidence from the Bush/Gore 2000 Presidential Election

NBER Working Paper No. w10333
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2022
Brian G. Knight
Brown University - Department of Economics
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Momentum and Social Learning in Presidential Primaries

NBER Working Paper No. w13637
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2022
Brian G. Knight and Nathan Schiff
Brown University - Department of Economics and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of Economics
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Spatial Competition and Cross-Border Shopping: Evidence from State Lotteries

FRB of Boston Public Policy Brief No. 10-1
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Nov 2011
Brian G. Knight and Nathan Schiff
Brown University - Department of Economics and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of Economics
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Lottery, New England, Public Policy, Cross-Border Shopping

Spatial Competition and Cross-Border Shopping: Evidence from State Lotteries

NBER Working Paper No. w15713
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2022
Brian G. Knight and Nathan Schiff
Brown University - Department of Economics and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of Economics
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Government Form and Public Spending: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Municipalities

NBER Working Paper No. w14857
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2022
Stephen Coate and Brian G. Knight
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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The Franchise, Policing, and Race: Evidence from Arrests Data and the Voting Rights Act

Bravo Working Paper # 2020-018
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Sep 2020
Giovanni Facchini, Brian G. Knight and Cecilia Testa
University of Nottingham, Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Nottingham
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The Franchise, Policing, and Race: Evidence from Arrests Data and the Voting Rights Act

NBER Working Paper No. w27463
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2022
Giovanni Facchini, Brian G. Knight and Cecilia Testa
University of Nottingham, Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Nottingham
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The Franchise, Policing, and Race: Evidence from Arrests Data and the Voting Rights Act

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14946
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 29 Jun 2020
Giovanni Facchini, Brian G. Knight and Cecilia Testa
University of Nottingham, Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Nottingham
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Legislative Representation, Bargaining Power, and the Distribution of Federal Funds: Evidence from the U.S. Senate

NBER Working Paper No. w10385
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2022
Brian G. Knight
Brown University - Department of Economics
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Reducing Frictions in College Admissions: Evidence from the Common Application

Bravo Working Paper # 2020-001
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Feb 2020
Brian G. Knight and Nathan Schiff
Brown University - Department of Economics and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of Economics
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Reducing Frictions in College Admissions: Evidence from the Common Application

NBER Working Paper No. w26151
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2022
Brian G. Knight and Nathan Schiff
Brown University - Department of Economics and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of Economics
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The Causes of Political Integration: An Application to School Districts

NBER Working Paper No. w12047
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 May 2006 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2022
Nora Gordon and Brian G. Knight
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Bargaining in Legislatures: An Empirical Investigation

NBER Working Paper No. w10530
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2022
Brian G. Knight
Brown University - Department of Economics
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Homophily, Group Size, and the Diffusion of Political Information in Social Networks: Evidence from Twitter

NBER Working Paper No. w20681
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2022
Yosh Halberstam and Brian G. Knight
University of Toronto and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Market-Based Lobbying: Evidence from Advertising Spending in Italy

NBER Working Paper No. w19766
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2022
University of California, Berkeley, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), Brown University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Market-Based Lobbying: Evidence from Advertising Spending in Italy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9813
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
University of California, Berkeley, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), Brown University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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advertising, conflict of interest, lobbying, media

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State Gun Policy and Cross-State Externalities: Evidence from Crime Gun Tracing

NBER Working Paper No. w17469
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2022
Brian G. Knight
Brown University - Department of Economics
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Socially Optimal Districting

NBER Working Paper No. w11462
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 08 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2022
Stephen Coate and Brian G. Knight
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Parochial Interests and the Centralized Provision of Local Public Goods: Evidence from Congressional Voting on Transportation Projects

NBER Working Paper No. w9748
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2022
Brian G. Knight
Brown University - Department of Economics
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Socially Optimal Districting: An Empirical Investigation

NBER Working Paper No. w12313
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2022
Stephen Coate and Brian G. Knight
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Sequential or Simultaneous Elections? A Welfare Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w18076
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 May 2012 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2022
Patrick Hummel and Brian G. Knight
Google Inc. and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Sequential or Simultaneous Elections? A Welfare Analysis

International Economic Review, Vol. 56, Issue 3, pp. 851-887, 2015
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Jul 2015
Patrick Hummel and Brian G. Knight
Google Inc. and Brown University - Department of Economics
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An Econometric Evaluation of Competing Explanations for the Midterm Gap

NBER Working Paper No. w20311
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2022
Brian G. Knight
Brown University - Department of Economics
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The Limits of Propaganda: Evidence from Chavez's Venezuela

NBER Working Paper No. w22055
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2022
Brian G. Knight and Ana Tribin
Brown University - Department of Economics and Central Bank of Columbia
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The Out-of-State Tuition Distortion

NBER Working Paper No. w22996
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2022
Brian G. Knight and Nathan Schiff
Brown University - Department of Economics and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of Economics
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Opposition Media, State Censorship, and Political Accountability: Evidence from Chavez’s Venezuela

Bravo Working Paper # 2020-002
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Feb 2020
Brian G. Knight and Ana Tribin
Brown University - Department of Economics and Central Bank of Columbia
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Opposition Media, State Censorship, and Political Accountability: Evidence from Chavez's Venezuela

NBER Working Paper No. w25916
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2022
Brian G. Knight and Ana Tribin
Brown University - Department of Economics and Central Bank of Columbia
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Crime and Gender Segregation: Evidence from the Bogota "Pico Y Genero" Lockdown

NBER Working Paper No. w28686
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2022
Brown University - Department of Economics, Luiss Guido Carli University and Central Bank of Columbia
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Vote Early and Vote Often? Detecting Electoral Fraud from the Timing of 19th Century Elections

NBER Working Paper No. w30393
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2022
Francesco Ferlenga and Brian G. Knight
Brown University and Brown University - Department of Economics
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On the Selection of Arbitrators

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8724
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Geoffroy de Clippel, Kfir Eliaz and Brian G. Knight
Brown University - Department of Economics, Brown University and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Arbitration, Implementation

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Problems and Prospects for State and Local Governments

Posted: 08 Aug 2003
Brian G. Knight, Andrea L. Kusko and Laura Rubin
Brown University - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Board - Fiscal Analysis Section and Federal Reserve Board - Fiscal Analysis Section

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Supermajority Voting Requirements for Tax Increases: Evidence from the States

Posted: 29 May 2001
Brian G. Knight
Brown University - Department of Economics

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