Government Advertising and Media Coverage of Corruption Scandals
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We thank Bharat Anand, Pablo Boczkowski, Matthew Gentzkow, Igal Hendel, Aviv Nevo, Lucas Llach, Francisco de Santibañes, Ines Selvood, Jesse Shapiro, Andrei Shleifer and seminar participants at the 2010 Strategy and the Business Environment Conference, CIfAR and Northwestern University for helpful comments and discussions; as well as Micaela Sviatschi and Victoria Nuguer for extremely helpful research assistance. The first author was a member of the board of Poder Ciudadano during parts of our sample period. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.