Jesse M. Shapiro

Brown University

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What Drives Media Slant? Evidence from U.S. Daily Newspapers

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 29 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2014
Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Brown University
Downloads 2,228 (5,289)
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bias, text categorization, media conglomerates

What Drives Media Slant? Evidence from U.S. Daily Newspapers

NBER Working Paper No. w12707
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 13 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2010
Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Brown University
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Citation 20

Ideological Segregation Online and Offline

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 10-19, Chicago Booth Initiative on Global Markets Working Paper No. 55.
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2014
Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Brown University
Downloads 1,784 (7,768)
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News, Internet, Echo Chambers

Ideological Segregation Online and Offline

NBER Working Paper No. w15916
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2015
Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Brown University
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Who is 'Behavioral'? Cognitive Ability and Anomalous Preferences

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Mar 2005
Daniel J. Benjamin, Sebastian A. Brown and Jesse M. Shapiro
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Harvard University and Brown University
Downloads 1,376 (12,081)
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cognitive ability, risk aversion, time preference, bounded rationality

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Does Prison Harden Inmates? A Discontinuity-Based Approach

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1450
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Nov 2003
M. Keith Chen and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and Brown University
Downloads 1,018 (19,126)
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Crime, Prison, Recidivism, Social Capital, Peer Effects, Regression Discontinuity

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Citation 130

Why Have Americans Become More Obese?

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Paper No. 1994
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 23 Jan 2003
David M. Cutler, Edward L. Glaeser and Jesse M. Shapiro
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University
Downloads 721 (30,930)
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Why Have Americans Become More Obese?

NBER Working Paper No. w9446
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Jan 2003
David M. Cutler, Edward L. Glaeser and Jesse M. Shapiro
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University
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Smart Cities: Explaining the Relationship between City Growth and Human Capital

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Dec 2003
Jesse M. Shapiro
Brown University
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City growth, human capital, hedonics

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Media, Education, and Anti-Americanism in the Muslim World

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Dec 2003
Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Brown University
Downloads 723 (31,319)
Citation 30

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terrorism, anti-Americanism, persuasion, media

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A 'Memory-Jamming' Theory of Advertising

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 May 2006
Jesse M. Shapiro
Brown University
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advertising, memory, persuasion, signal-jamming

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Citation 108

Media Bias and Reputation

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Jan 2005
Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Brown University
Downloads 435 (59,768)
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Bias, news, media, reputation

Media Bias and Reputation

NBER Working Paper No. w11664
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2005
Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Brown University
Downloads 69 (311,895)
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Media Bias and Reputation

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 114, pp. 280-316, April 2006
Posted: 17 May 2006
Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Brown University

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Is There a New Urbanism? The Growth of U.S. Cities in the 1990s

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1925
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Jun 2001
Edward L. Glaeser and Jesse M. Shapiro
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University
Downloads 424 (61,684)
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Is There a New Urbanism? The Growth of U.S. Cities in the 1990s

NBER Working Paper No. w8357
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Jun 2001 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2002
Edward L. Glaeser and Jesse M. Shapiro
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University
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Citation 112

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Cities and Warfare: The Impact of Terrorism on Urban Form

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1942
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Dec 2001
Edward L. Glaeser and Jesse M. Shapiro
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University
Downloads 451 (57,181)
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Cities and Warfare: The Impact of Terrorism on Urban Form

NBER Working Paper No. w8696
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Dec 2001 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2014
Edward L. Glaeser and Jesse M. Shapiro
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University
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Citation 34

The Benefits of the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction

Harvard Institute Research Working Paper No. 1979
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Oct 2002
Edward L. Glaeser and Jesse M. Shapiro
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University
Downloads 374 (71,675)
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The Benefits of the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction

NBER Working Paper No. w9284
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Oct 2002
Edward L. Glaeser and Jesse M. Shapiro
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University
Downloads 78 (290,375)
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Does Television Rot Your Brain? New Evidence from the Coleman Study

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Dec 2005
Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Brown University
Downloads 311 (88,756)
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television, cognitive ability, media

Does Television Rot Your Brain? New Evidence from the Coleman Study

NBER Working Paper No. w12021
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Apr 2006
Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Brown University
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Strategic Extremism: Why Republicans and Democrats Divide on Religious Values

Harvard Institute of Economics Research Discussion Paper No. 2044
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 04 Oct 2004
Harvard University - Department of Economics, CREI - Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Brown University
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voting, turnout, extremism

Strategic Extremism: Why Republicans and Democrats Divide on Religious Values

NBER Working Paper No. w10835
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 29 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2010
Harvard University - Department of Economics, CREI - Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Brown University
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Do Pharmacists Buy Bayer? Sophisticated Shoppers and the Brand Premium

Kilts Center for Marketing at Chicago Booth – Nielsen Dataset Paper Series. 1-017, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 14-17
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Jul 2014
Tilburg University, CentER, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Brown University
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branding, private label, painkillers

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Competition and Truth in the Market for News

Chicago GSB Research Paper No. 16
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Sep 2008
Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Brown University
Downloads 182 (153,017)
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Smart Cities: Quality of Life, Productivity, and the Growth Effects of Human Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w11615
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2010
Jesse M. Shapiro
Brown University
Downloads 163 (168,733)
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Market Forces and News Media in Muslim Countries

Chicago GSB Research Paper No. 6
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Sep 2008
Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Brown University
Downloads 124 (210,779)
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The Effect of Newspaper Entry and Exit on Electoral Politics

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 09-47
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Matthew Gentzkow, Jesse M. Shapiro and Michael Sinkinson
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Brown University and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
Downloads 87 (271,422)
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newspapers, turnout, persuasion, political competition

The Effect of Newspaper Entry and Exit on Electoral Politics

NBER Working Paper No. w15544
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Matthew Gentzkow, Jesse M. Shapiro and Michael Sinkinson
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Brown University and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
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Competition and Ideological Diversity: Historical Evidence from US Newspapers

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 12-63
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2013
Matthew Gentzkow, Jesse M. Shapiro and Michael Sinkinson
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Brown University and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
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entry models, differentiation, media, two-sided markets, advertising

Competition and Ideological Diversity: Historical Evidence from Us Newspapers

NBER Working Paper No. w18234
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2012
Matthew Gentzkow, Jesse M. Shapiro and Michael Sinkinson
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Brown University and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
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Thin-Slice Forecasts of Gubernatorial Elections

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Dec 2006
Daniel J. Benjamin and Jesse M. Shapiro
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Brown University
Downloads 75 (297,293)
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thin slices, charisma, elections

Thin-Slice Forecasts of Gubernatorial Elections

NBER Working Paper No. w12660
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2010
Daniel J. Benjamin and Jesse M. Shapiro
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Brown University
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Is There a Daily Discount Rate? Evidence from the Food Stamp Nutrition Cycle

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Dec 2003
Jesse M. Shapiro
Brown University
Downloads 91 (261,839)
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Food stamps, time preference, discounting

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Can Higher Prices Stimulate Product Use? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Zambia

NBER Working Paper No. w13247
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 13 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2010
Nava Ashraf, James N. Berry and Jesse M. Shapiro
Harvard Business School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Brown University
Downloads 75 (294,261)
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Do Newspapers Serve the State? Incumbent Party Influence on the US Press, 1869-1928

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 12-19
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2012
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Brown University and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
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partisanship, media, Reconstruction, regression discontinuity

Do Newspapers Serve the State? Incumbent Party Influence on the Us Press, 1869-1928

NBER Working Paper No. w18164
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2012
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Brown University and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
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Ideology and Online News

Sloan Foundation Economics Research Paper No. 2676190
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Oct 2015
Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Brown University
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news, internet, echo chambers

Ideology and Online News

NBER Working Paper No. w19675
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2015
Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Brown University
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Is the Internet Causing Political Polarization? Evidence from Demographics

NBER Working Paper No. w23258
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Mar 2017
Levi Boxell, Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
Stanford University, Stanford University and Brown University
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Measuring the Sensitivity of Parameter Estimates to Estimation Moments

NBER Working Paper No. w20673
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2015
Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Brown University
Downloads 41 (391,136)

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How are SNAP Benefits Spent? Evidence from a Retail Panel

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 26 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 13 May 2018
Justine S. Hastings and Jesse M. Shapiro
Brown University and Brown University
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In-Kind Transfers, Mental Accounting, Fungibility

How are Snap Benefits Spent? Evidence from a Retail Panel

NBER Working Paper No. w23112
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 30 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2017
Justine S. Hastings and Jesse M. Shapiro
Brown University and Brown University
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Mental Accounting and Consumer Choice: Evidence from Commodity Price Shocks

NBER Working Paper No. w18248
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Jul 2012
Justine S. Hastings and Jesse M. Shapiro
Brown University and Brown University
Downloads 33 (422,103)
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Media Bias in the Marketplace: Theory

NBER Working Paper No. w19880
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Feb 2014
Matthew Gentzkow, Jesse M. Shapiro and Daniel F. Stone
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Brown University and Bowdoin College - Department of Economics
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Competition and Ideological Diversity: Historical Evidence from US Newspapers - Appendix

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Jan 2013
Matthew Gentzkow, Jesse M. Shapiro and Michael Sinkinson
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Brown University and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
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Urban Growth in the 1990s: Is City Living Back?

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 43, pp. 139-165, 2003
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Apr 2003
Edward L. Glaeser and Jesse M. Shapiro
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University
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Citation 35
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Pre-Event Trends in the Panel Event-Study Design

NBER Working Paper No. w24565
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 May 2018
Simon Freyaldenhoven, Christian Hansen and Jesse M. Shapiro
Brown University, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business - Econometrics and Statistics and Brown University
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Measuring Group Differences in High-Dimensional Choices: Method and Application to Congressional Speech

NBER Working Paper No. w22423
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Jul 2016
Matthew Gentzkow, Jesse M. Shapiro and Matt Taddy
Stanford University, Brown University and University of Chicago
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Do Pharmacists Buy Bayer? Informed Shoppers and the Brand Premium

NBER Working Paper No. w20295
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 Jul 2014
Tilburg University, CentER, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Brown University
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Do Newspapers Serve the State? Incumbent Party Influence on the US Press, 1869-1928 - Appendix

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Dec 2012
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Brown University and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
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patronage, reconstruction

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Special Interests and the Media: Theory and an Application to Climate Change

NBER Working Paper No. w19807
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2015
Jesse M. Shapiro
Brown University
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Do Harsher Prison Conditions Reduce Recidivism? A Discontinuity-Based Approach

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 1-29, 2007
Posted: 16 Jun 2008
M. Keith Chen and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and Brown University

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