Ruben Durante

Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA)

P/ Lluis Companys 23

Barcelona, 08010

Spain

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Department of Economics and Business, Students

Barcelona

Spain

http://www.rubendurante.net

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Attack When the World Is Not Watching? U.S. News and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 20 Jan 2020
Ruben Durante and Ekaterina Zhuravskaya
Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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Conflict, Media, News pressure, Strategic timing, Israel, Palestine

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Risk, Cooperation and the Economic Origins of Social Trust: An Empirical Investigation

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Mar 2010
Ruben Durante
Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA)
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Trust, Risk, Cooperation, Climate, Family Ties, Persistence

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On the Historical and Geographic Origins of the Sicilian Mafia

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Feb 2012
University of Bergamo, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), University of Bologna and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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Preferences for Redistribution and Perception of Fairness: An Experimental Study

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Aug 2009
Ruben Durante and Louis Putterman
Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) and Brown University - Department of Economics
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income distribution, political economy, redistribution, social preference

Visual Representation and Stereotypes in News Media

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16624
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 27 May 2022
ETH Zürich, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Center for Digital Technology and Management and Bocconi University
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Computer Vision, gender, media, race, Stereotypes, Text Analysis

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Poor Institutions, Rich Mines: Resource Curse and the Origins of the Sicilian Mafia

Quaderni Working Paper No. 844
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Sep 2012
University of Bergamo, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), University of Bologna and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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natural resource curse, weak institutions, ma fia-type organizations

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

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Oct 2017
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 Jun 2022
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
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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Preferences for Redistribution and Perception of Fairness: An Experimental Study

Forthcoming, Journal of the European Economic Association
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Aug 2013
Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - Center for Experimental Economics and political Decision making (CREED)
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income distribution, political economy, redistribution, social preferences

Asocial Capital: Civic Culture and Social Distancing during COVID-19

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 May 2020
Ruben Durante, Luigi Guiso, Luigi Guiso and Giorgio Gulino
Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), Einaudi Institute for Economics and FinanceEinaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Department of Economics and Business, Students
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Civic capital, Culture, Externalities, Social distancing, COVID-19

Asocial Capital: Civic Culture and Social Distancing During Covid-19

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14820
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2020
Ruben Durante, luigi guiso and Giorgio Gulino
Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Department of Economics and Business, Students
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Voting Alone? The Political and Cultural Consequences of Commercial TV

Paolo Baffi Centre Research Paper No. 2013-137
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Jan 2020
Ruben Durante, Paolo Pinotti and Andrea Tesei
Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), Bocconi University - BAFFI Center on International Markets, Money, and Regulation and Queen Mary, University of London
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mass media, voting, civic engagement

Voting Alone? The Political and Cultural Consequences of Commercial TV

Paolo Baffi Centre Research Paper No. 2013-139
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Jul 2013
Ruben Durante, Paolo Pinotti and Andrea Tesei
Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), Bocconi University - BAFFI Center on International Markets, Money, and Regulation and Queen Mary University of London - School of Economics and Finance
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Mass Media, Voting, Civic Engagement

Calamities, Common Interests, Shared Identity: What Shapes Altruism and Reciprocity?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 May 2021 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2021
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, University College London - Department of Economics, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) and Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
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COVID-19, Europe, altruism, reciprocity, survey experiment

Calamities, Common Interests, Shared Identity: What Shapes Altruism and Reciprocity?

EBRD Working Paper No. 256
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Jun 2021
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, University College London - Department of Economics, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) and Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
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COVID-19, Europe, altruism, reciprocity, survey experiment

Calamities, Common Interests, Shared Identity: What Shapes Altruism and Reciprocity?

Working Paper of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance No. 2021-07
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Jun 2021
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, University College London - Department of Economics, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) and Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
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COVID-19, Europe, altruism, reciprocity, survey experiment JEL-Codes: D72, H51, H53, H55, O52, P52

Calamities, Common Interests, Shared Identity: What Shapes Altruism and Reciprocity?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14411
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Jun 2021
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, University College London - Department of Economics, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) and Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
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Calamities, Common Interests, Shared Identity: What Shapes Social Cohesion in Europe?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16186
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2022
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, University College London - Department of Economics, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) and Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
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altruism, COVID-19, Europe, Reciprocity, Survey Experiment

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Salience and Accountability: School Infrastructure and Last-Minute Electoral Punishment

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2021
Nicolas Ajzenman and Ruben Durante
Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Economics and Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA)
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Elections, Salience, Electoral Punishment, Public Infrastructure, Education

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
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
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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Media Capture by Banks

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2022
Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), Bank of Italy, European Central Bank (ECB) and Imperial College London
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Media bias, Banks, Newspapers, Earnings reports, Eurozone crisis

Media Capture by Banks

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15260
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 27 May 2022
Ruben Durante, Andrea Fabiani and José-Luis Peydró
Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), Bank of Italy and Imperial College London
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banks, Earnings reports, eurozone crisis, media bias, newspapers

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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: 04 May 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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Lost in the Net? Broadband Internet and Youth Mental Health

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Apr 2022
Pompeu Fabra University, 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

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP17170
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 May 2022
Pompeu Fabra University, 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

Academic Dynasties: Decentralization and Familism in the Italian Academia

NBER Working Paper No. w17572
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2022
Ruben Durante, Giovanna Labartino and Roberto Perotti
Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Academic Dynasties: Decentralization and Familism in the Italian Academia

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8645
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Ruben Durante, Giovanna Labartino and Roberto Perotti
Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Civic capital, Familism, Higher education

The Impact of Online Competition on Local Newspapers: Evidence from the Introduction of Craigslist

CESifo Working Paper No. 9090
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 24 May 2021
Milena Djourelova, Ruben Durante and Gregory Martin
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) and Stanford University
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The Impact of Online Competition on Local Newspapers: Evidence from the Introduction of Craigslist

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16130
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 14 May 2021 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2021
Milena Djourelova, Ruben Durante and Gregory Martin
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) and Stanford University
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advertising, ideological polarization, internet, newspapers

Market-Based Lobbying: Evidence from Advertising Spending in Italy

NBER Working Paper No. w19766
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jan 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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Calamities, Common Interests, Shared Identity: What Shapes Social Cohesion in Europe?

CESifo Working Paper No. 9112
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Jun 2021
University College London, University College London - Department of Economics, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) and Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
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Building Nations Through Shared Experiences: Evidence from African Football

NBER Working Paper No. w24666
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 04 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 26 May 2022
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) and Harvard University
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Salience and Accountability: School Infrastructure and Last-Minute Electoral Punishment

EBRD Working Paper No. 238, December 2019
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Dec 2019
Nicolas Ajzenman and Ruben Durante
Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Economics and Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA)
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elections, salience, electoral punishment, public infrastructure, education

The Virus of Fear: The Political Impact of Ebola in the U.S

NBER Working Paper No. w26897
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2022
Johns Hopkins University, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA)
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The Virus of Fear: The Political Impact of Ebola in the U.S

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14518
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 25 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 14 May 2021
Johns Hopkins University, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA)
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Media and Social Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w29230
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 15 May 2022
Filipe Campante, Ruben Durante and Andrea Tesei
Johns Hopkins University, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) and Queen Mary University of London - School of Economics and Finance
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Media and Social Capital

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16500
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Sep 2021
Filipe Campante, Ruben Durante and Andrea Tesei
Johns Hopkins University, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) and Queen Mary University of London - School of Economics and Finance
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collective action, coordination, Information, media, Participation, social capital

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Media Attention and Strategic Timing in Politics: Evidence from U.S. Presidential Executive Orders

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13961
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 07 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 06 May 2020
Milena Djourelova and Ruben Durante
Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA)
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Mass Media, Political Accountability, Presidential Powers, Strategic timing, US Politics

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Climate Risk, Cooperation, and the Co-Evolution of Culture and Institutions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12380
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 23 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2020
Johannes Buggle and Ruben Durante
Sciences Po - Department of Economics and Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA)
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Climate, Cooperation, Persistence, Political Institutions, risk, Trust

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Fighting Crime with a Little Help from My Friends: Political Alignment, Inter-Jurisdictional Cooperation and Crime in Mexico

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10769
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Aug 2015
Ruben Durante and Emilio Gutierrez
Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) and Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)
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crime, inter-jurisdictional cooperation, law enforcement, Mexico, political parties

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Real-Time Inequality and the Welfare State in Motion: Evidence from Covid-19 in Spain

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15118
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2022
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Universitat Pompeu Fabra
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Administrative data, COVID-19, High Frequency Data, Inequality

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Salience and Accountability: School Infrastructure and Last-Minute Electoral Punishment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14702
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 May 2020 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2020
Nicolas Ajzenman and Ruben Durante
Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Economics and Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA)
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Argentina, Education, Elections, Salience, School Infrastructure

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Building Nations Through Shared Experiences: Evidence from African Football

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12233
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 29 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2018
Emilio Depetris-Chauvín and Ruben Durante
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA)
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Africa, conflict, Ethnic identity, Football, Nation-building, Trust