Going Viral: Propaganda, Persuasion and Polarization in 1932 Hamburg

71 Pages Posted: 14 Jul 2021 Last revised: 22 Sep 2021

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Marcel Caesmann

University of Zurich

Bruno Caprettini

University of Zurich

Hans-Joachim Voth

University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society; Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

David Yanagizawa-Drott

University of Zurich

Date Written: July 2021

Abstract

polarizing the electorate -- in opposition strongholds, they backfired, and gains were concentrated in areas with high Nazi support.

Suggested Citation

Caesmann, Marcel and Caprettini, Bruno and Voth, Hans-Joachim and Yanagizawa-Drott, David, Going Viral: Propaganda, Persuasion and Polarization in 1932 Hamburg (July 2021). CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16356, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3886846

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Bruno Caprettini

University of Zurich ( email )

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Hans-Joachim Voth

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David Yanagizawa-Drott

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