Jesse M. Shapiro

University of Chicago

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Scholarly Papers (36)

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 University of Chicago
Downloads 2,176 (4,377)
Citation 61

Abstract:

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
Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago
Downloads 62 (285,249)
Citation 61

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Downloads 1,735 ( 6,651)
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 University of Chicago
Downloads 1,683 (6,874)
Citation 20

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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
Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago
Downloads 52 (311,338)
Citation 20

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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 University of Chicago
Downloads 1,068 (11,587)
Citation 61

Abstract:

cognitive ability, risk aversion, time preference, bounded rationality

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Downloads 915 ( 18,524)
Citation 131

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 - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and University of Chicago
Downloads 697 (27,019)
Citation 131

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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 - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and University of Chicago
Downloads 218 (109,873)
Citation 131

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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 University of Chicago
Downloads 832 (18,166)
Citation 10

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Crime, Prison, Recidivism, Social Capital, Peer Effects, Regression Discontinuity

6.

Smart Cities: Explaining the Relationship between City Growth and Human Capital

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Dec 2003
Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago
Downloads 690 (22,033)
Citation 5

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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 University of Chicago
Downloads 519 (26,565)
Citation 30

Abstract:

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
University of Chicago
Downloads 508 (36,543)
Citation 3

Abstract:

advertising, memory, persuasion, signal-jamming

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 - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and University of Chicago
Downloads 419 (52,731)
Citation 112

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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
Edward L. Glaeser and Jesse M. Shapiro
Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and University of Chicago
Downloads 73 (260,365)
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 - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and University of Chicago
Downloads 444 (49,067)
Citation 16

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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
Edward L. Glaeser and Jesse M. Shapiro
Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and University of Chicago
Downloads 30 (387,581)
Citation 16

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11.
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Citation 106

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 University of Chicago
Downloads 408 (54,483)
Citation 106

Abstract:

Bias, news, media, reputation

Media Bias and Reputation

NBER Working Paper No. w11664
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Dec 2005
Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago
Downloads 59 (292,592)
Citation 106

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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 University of Chicago

Abstract:

12.
Downloads 443 ( 49,756)
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 - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and University of Chicago
Downloads 366 (62,037)
Citation 34

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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 - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and University of Chicago
Downloads 77 (252,284)
Citation 34

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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 University of Chicago
Downloads 308 (75,820)
Citation 6

Abstract:

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 University of Chicago
Downloads 43 (338,885)
Citation 6

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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 - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics, CREI - Universitat Pompeu Fabra and University of Chicago
Downloads 289 (81,494)
Citation 36

Abstract:

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
Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics, CREI - Universitat Pompeu Fabra and University of Chicago
Downloads 42 (342,124)
Citation 36

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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 University of Chicago
Downloads 159 (141,517)
Citation 18

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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 University of Chicago
Downloads 114 (111,280)

Abstract:

branding, private label, painkillers

17.

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 University of Chicago
Downloads 105 (191,614)
Citation 2

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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
Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago
Downloads 98 (166,376)
Citation 37

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19.
Downloads 91 (225,443)
Citation 5

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 University of Chicago
Downloads 73 (260,365)
Citation 5

Abstract:

thin slices, charisma, elections

Thin-Slice Forecasts of Gubernatorial Elections

NBER Working Paper No. w12660
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Apr 2007
Daniel J. Benjamin and Jesse M. Shapiro
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and University of Chicago
Downloads 18 (450,745)
Citation 5

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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, University of Chicago and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
Downloads 76 (254,306)
Citation 14

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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, University of Chicago and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
Downloads 12 (484,963)
Citation 14

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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, University of Chicago and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
Downloads 80 (246,473)
Citation 3

Abstract:

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
Matthew Gentzkow, Jesse M. Shapiro and Michael Sinkinson
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
Downloads 7 (512,600)
Citation 3

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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
University of Chicago
Downloads 83 (231,906)
Citation 35

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Food stamps, time preference, discounting

23.

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
Nava Ashraf, James N. Berry and Jesse M. Shapiro
Harvard Business School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Chicago
Downloads 72 (257,781)
Citation 23

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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, University of Chicago and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
Downloads 51 (314,233)
Citation 1

Abstract:

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
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Chicago and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
Downloads 9 (501,774)
Citation 1

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25.
Downloads 49 (314,938)

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 University of Chicago
Downloads 34 (371,048)

Abstract:

news, internet, echo chambers

Ideology and Online News

NBER Working Paper No. w19675
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Nov 2013
Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago
Downloads 15 (467,820)

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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 - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and University of Chicago
Downloads 25 (400,078)
Citation 35

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27.

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, University of Chicago and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
Downloads 18 (419,803)
Citation 3

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28.

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 University of Chicago
Downloads 13 (455,434)

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Measuring the Sensitivity of Parameter Estimates to Estimation Moments

NBER Working Paper No. w20673
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Nov 2014
Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago
Downloads 12 (455,434)

Abstract:

30.

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, University of Chicago and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
Downloads 10 (470,658)
Citation 1

Abstract:

patronage, reconstruction

31.

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, University of Chicago and Bowdoin College - Department of Economics
Downloads 9 (465,574)

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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 University of Chicago
Downloads 6 (424,945)
Citation 5

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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
Jesse M. Shapiro
University of Chicago
Downloads 3 (508,265)

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How are SNAP Benefits Spent? Evidence from a Retail Panel

NBER Working Paper No. w23112
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Jan 2017
Justine S. Hastings and Jesse M. Shapiro
Brown University and University of Chicago
Downloads 0 (521,842)

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Measuring Polarization in High-Dimensional Data: 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, University of Chicago and University of Chicago
Downloads 0 (460,592)

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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 University of Chicago

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