NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

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

download in pdf format
   (247 K)

email paper

Machine-readable bibliographic record - MARC, RIS, BibTeX

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
Users who downloaded this chapter also downloaded* these:
Engerman and Sokoloff Digging the Dirt at Public Expense: Digging the Dirt at Public Expense Erie Canal and Other Public Works
Gentzkow, Glaeser, and Goldin w10791 The Rise of the Fourth Estate: How Newspapers Became Informative and Why It Mattered
Bodenhorn Bank Chartering and Political Corruption in Antebellum New York. Free Banking as Reform
DellaVigna and Kaplan w12169 The Fox News Effect: Media Bias and Voting
Gentzkow and Shapiro w12707 What Drives Media Slant? Evidence from U.S. Daily Newspapers
 
Publications
Activities
Meetings
NBER Videos
Themes
Data
People
About

National Bureau of Economic Research, 1050 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138; 617-868-3900; email: info@nber.org

Contact Us