Francesco Sobbrio

University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance

Via columbia 2

Rome, Rome 00123

Italy

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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1.

The Political Economy of News Media: Theory, Evidence and Open Issues

Handbook of Alternative Theories of Public Economics, Chelthenam, Edward Elgar Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2013
Francesco Sobbrio
University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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Survey, Mass Media, Media Bias, Media Competition, Regulation, New Media, Internet

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Indirect Lobbying and Media Bias

Quarterly Journal of Political Science, vol. 6 (3-4), pp. 235-274, 2011.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Francesco Sobbrio
University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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Lobbying, Media Bias, Cheap-Talk

War of the Waves: Radio and Resistance During World War II

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2019
University of Rome, Tor Vergata - Faculty of Economics, University of Bologna - Department of Economics, University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Media, BBC, Insurgency, Violence, WWII, Sunspots

War of the Waves: Radio and Resistance During World War II

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6923
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 29 Oct 2019
University of Rome, Tor Vergata - Faculty of Economics, University of Bologna - Department of Economics, University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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media, BBC, counter-propaganda, insurgency, violence, WWII, sunspots

War of the Waves: Radio and Resistance During World War Ii

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11244
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Jan 2018
University of Rome, Tor Vergata - Faculty of Economics, University of Bologna - Department of Economics, University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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media, BBC, counter-propaganda, insurgency, violence, WWII, sunspots

War of the Waves: Radio and Resistance During World War Ii

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12746
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
University of Rome, Tor Vergata - Faculty of Economics, University of Bologna - Department of Economics, University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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BBC, Counter-propaganda, Insurgency, media, Sunspots, Violence, WWII

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Citizen-Editors' Endogenous Information Acquisition and News Accuracy

Journal of Public Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2014
Francesco Sobbrio
University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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Media Bias, Slant, Information Acquisition, Valence, Competition

The Political Cost of Being Soft on Crime: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2019
Francesco Drago, Roberto Galbiati and Francesco Sobbrio
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Department of Economics, Sciences Po-CNRS and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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Accountability, Voting, Natural Experiment, Crime, Recidivism, Media

The Political Cost of Being Soft on Crime: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6532
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Jul 2017
Francesco Drago, Roberto Galbiati and Francesco Sobbrio
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Sciences Po and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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accountability, voting, natural experiment, crime, recidivism

The Political Cost of Being Soft on Crime: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6826
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 29 Oct 2019
Francesco Drago, Roberto Galbiati and Francesco Sobbrio
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Sciences Po and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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accountability, retrospective voting, natural experiment, crime, recidivism, media

The Political Cost of Being Soft on Crime: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10858
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Jul 2017
Francesco Drago, Roberto Galbiati and Francesco Sobbrio
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Department of Economics, Sciences Po-CNRS and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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accountability, voting, natural experiment, crime, recidivism

The Political Cost of Being Soft on Crime: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12097
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Francesco Drago, Roberto Galbiati and Francesco Sobbrio
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Department of Economics, Sciences Po-CNRS and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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accountability, crime, Natural Experiment, Recidivism., voting

Opinion Dynamics via Search Engines (and Other Algorithmic Gatekeepers)

Journal of Public Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2020
Fabrizio Germano and Francesco Sobbrio
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Department of Economics and Business and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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Ranking Algorithm, Information Aggregation, Asymptotic Learning, Popularity Ranking, Personalized Ranking, Misinformation, Fake News

Opinion Dynamics via Search Engines (and Other Algorithmic Gatekeepers)

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6541
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Oct 2019
Fabrizio Germano and Francesco Sobbrio
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Department of Economics and Business and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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search engines, ranking algorithm, search behavior, opinion dynamics, information aggregation, asymptotic learning, misinformation, polarization, website traffic, fake news

Meet the Press: How Voters and Politicians Respond to Newspaper Entry and Exit

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Francesco Drago, Tommaso Nannicini and Francesco Sobbrio
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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Newspapers, Media Competition, Turnout, Political Selection, Accountability

Meet the Press: How Voters and Politicians Respond to Newspaper Entry and Exit

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7169
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Feb 2013
Francesco Drago, Tommaso Nannicini and Francesco Sobbrio
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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newspapers, media competition, turnout, political selection, accountability

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Electoral Participation and Communicative Voting in Europe

European Journal of Political Economy, vol. 26 (2), pp. 185-207, 2010.
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Francesco Sobbrio and Pietro Navarra
University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance and University of Messina - Institute of Economics and Finance
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Electoral turnout, Swing Voter's Curse, Communicative voting, Strategic voting, Multi-level qualitative choices

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Paying Positive to Go Negative: Advertisers' Competition and Media Reports

European Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2016
Andrea Blasco, Francesco Sobbrio and Paolo Pin
Harvard University - Institute for Quantitative Social Science, University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance and Dipartimento di Economia Politica, Università degli Studi di Siena
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Advertising, Media accuracy, Two-sided market, Competition, Commercial Media Bias

The 'Great Lockdown': Inactive Workers and Mortality by COVID-19

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2021
LUISS University - Department of Economics and Finance, University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Luiss University of Rome and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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COVID-19, Economic Lockdown, Excess Deaths, Mobility

The 'Great Lockdown': Inactive Workers and Mortality by COVID-19

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15317
Posted: 03 Nov 2020
LUISS University - Department of Economics and Finance, University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Luiss University of Rome and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance

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Economic Lockdown, Excess Deaths, mobility

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A Beam of Light: Media, Tourism and Economic Development

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 11 May 2021
Samuel Nocito, Marcello Sartarelli and Francesco Sobbrio
Sapienza University of Rome, Department of Social Sciences and Economics, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) - Instituto Complutense de Análisis Económico | ICAE and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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Media, Tourism, Economic Development

Lost in the Net? Broadband Internet and Youth Mental Health

CESifo Working Paper No. 9676
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Apr 2022
Dante Donati, Ruben Durante, Francesco Sobbrio and Dijana Zejcirovic
Columbia Business School, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance and University of Vienna
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mental health, internet, ADSL, 3G

Lost in the Net? Broadband Internet and Youth Mental Health

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Apr 2022
Dante Donati, Ruben Durante, Francesco Sobbrio and Dijana Zejcirovic
Columbia Business School, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance and University of Vienna
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Mental health, Internet, ADSL, 3G

Lost in the Net? Broadband Internet and Youth Mental Health

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15202
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 May 2022
Dante Donati, Ruben Durante, Francesco Sobbrio and Dijana Zejcirovic
Columbia Business School, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance and University of Vienna
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mental health, internet, ADSL, 3G

Lost in the Net? Broadband Internet and Youth Mental Health

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP17170
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 May 2022
Dante Donati, Ruben Durante, Francesco Sobbrio and Dijana Zejcirovic
Columbia Business School, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance and University of Vienna
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3G, ADSL, internet, mental health

Politics 2.0: The Multifaceted Effect of Broadband Internet on Political Participation

HKS Working Paper No. RWP13-014
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 Sep 2013
Filipe R. Campante, Ruben Durante and Francesco Sobbrio
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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Internet, Broadband, Voter Turnout, Online Political Participation, Social Media, Disenchantment, Exit, Voice

Politics 2.0: The Multifaceted Effect of Broadband Internet on Political Participation

NBER Working Paper No. w19029
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 May 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2022
Filipe R. Campante, Ruben Durante and Francesco Sobbrio
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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The 'Great Lockdown': Inactive Workers and Mortality by COVID-19

CESifo Working Paper No. 8584
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Oct 2020
LUISS University - Department of Economics and Finance, University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Luiss University of Rome and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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Covid-19, economic lockdown, excess deaths, mobility

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Paying Positive to Go Negative: Advertisers' Competition and Media Reports. Extended Version

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Feb 2014
Andrea Blasco, Paolo Pin and Francesco Sobbrio
Harvard University - Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Dipartimento di Economia Politica, Università degli Studi di Siena and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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Advertising, Commercial Media Bias, Competition, Media accuracy, Two-sided market

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A Beam of Light: Media, Tourism & Economic Development

CESifo Working Paper No. 9055
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 May 2021
Samuel Nocito, Marcello Sartarelli and Francesco Sobbrio
Sapienza University of Rome, Department of Social Sciences and Economics, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) - Instituto Complutense de Análisis Económico | ICAE and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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Competition and Commercial Media Bias

Telecommunications Policy, vol. 36 (5), pp. 434-447, 2012.
Posted: 04 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Andrea Blasco and Francesco Sobbrio
Harvard University - Institute for Quantitative Social Science and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance

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Advertising, Media accuracy, Two-sided market, Competition, Commercial Media Bias