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The Rise of the Fourth Estate. How Newspapers Became Informative and Why It Mattered

Matthew Gentzkow, Edward L. Glaeser, Claudia Goldin

Chapter in NBER book Corruption and Reform: Lessons from America's Economic History (2006), Edward L. Glaeser and Claudia Goldin, editors (p. 187 - 230)
Conference held July 30-31, 2004
Published in March 2006 by University of Chicago Press
© 2006 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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This chapter first appeared as NBER working paper w10791, The Rise of the Fourth Estate: How Newspapers Became Informative and Why It Mattered, Matthew Gentzkow, Edward L. Glaeser, Claudia Goldin
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