Market-based Lobbying: Evidence from Advertising Spending in Italy
NBER Working Paper No. 19766
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We thank Tito Boeri, Daniel Diermeier, Oliver Latham, Andrew Oswald, Maria Petrova, Michele Polo and Francesco Siliato for helpful comments and discussions. We also thank participants at the 2012 Nemmers Prize Conference, the 2012 Workshop on Media Economics (Bogotá), the 2013 AEA conference, the 2013 SITE Conference, and seminar participants at Bocconi, CSEF Naples, Frankfurt, Harvard, and Warwick for helpful discussion. Barbara Biasi, Elia Boe, Emanuele Colonnelli, Monica Consorti, Simone Lenzu, Anna Martinolli, Arianna Ornaghi and Edoardo Teso provided excellent research assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.