Ruben Durante

Sciences Po

Assistant Professor

28 rue des Saints-Peres

Paris, 75011

France

http://www.rubendurante.com

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Scholarly Papers (20)

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
Sciences Po 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
Sciences Po
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Trust, Risk, Cooperation, Climate, Family Ties, Persistence

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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
Sciences Po and Brown University - Department of Economics
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income distribution, political economy, redistribution, social preference

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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, Sciences Po, University of Bologna and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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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, Sciences Po, 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, Sciences Po, 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
University of Pittsburgh, Sciences Po, 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, Sciences Po, 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
Sciences Po, 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

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
Sciences Po, 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
Sciences Po, 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

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), Sciences Po and Luiss Guido Carli University
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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
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Sciences Po and Luiss Guido Carli University
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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
Ruben Durante and Brian G. Knight
Sciences Po and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Academic Dynasties: Decentralization and Familism in the Italian Academia

NBER Working Paper No. w17572
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2011
Ruben Durante, Giovanna Labartino and Roberto Perotti
Sciences Po, 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
Sciences Po, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Civic capital, Familism, Higher education

Market-Based Lobbying: Evidence from Advertising Spending in Italy

NBER Working Paper No. w19766
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Dec 2013
University of California, Berkeley, Sciences Po, 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, Sciences Po, 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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Building Nations Through Shared Experiences: Evidence from African Football

NBER Working Paper No. w24666
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 04 Jun 2018
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Sciences Po and Harvard University
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Salience and Accountability: School Infrastructure and Last-Minute Electoral Punishment

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Dec 2019
Nicolas Ajzenman and Ruben Durante
Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Economics and Sciences Po
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Elections, Salience, Electoral Punishment, Public Infrastructure, Education

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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 Sciences Po
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elections, salience, electoral punishment, public infrastructure, education

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

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12380
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 23 Oct 2017
Johannes Buggle and Ruben Durante
Sciences Po - Department of Economics and Sciences Po
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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
Sciences Po and Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)
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crime, inter-jurisdictional cooperation, law enforcement, Mexico, political parties

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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: 59 Posted: 07 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2019
Milena Djourelova and Ruben Durante
Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Sciences Po
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Mass Media, Political Accountability, Presidential Powers, Strategic timing, US Politics

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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 Sciences Po
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Africa, conflict, Ethnic identity, Football, Nation-building, Trust

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

Feature Issue, Vol. 125, Issue 586, pp. F175-F202, 2015
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Aug 2015
University of Bergamo, Sciences Po, University of Bologna and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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