Special Interests and the Media: Theory and an Application to Climate Change
NBER Working Paper No. 19807
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I am grateful to Heski Bar-Isaac, Matthew Gentzkow, and Emir Kamenica for helpful conversations on related projects. I also thank Nava Ashraf, Renee Bowen, Sylvain Chassang, Jack Fanning, Elhanan Helpman, Fuhito Kojima, Navin Kartik, John Morgan, Andrei Shleifer, Dan Stone, David Strömberg, Linh Tô, Jan Zilinsky, numerous research assistants, seminar audiences at Brown University, the University of Chicago, Columbia University, Cornell University, Duke University, Harvard University, the University of Maryland, and the NBER, and especially NBER discussant Katia Zhuravskaya and Cornell discussant Steve Coate for comments. I acknowledge the support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the National Science Foundation, and the University of Chicago’s Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State. The Pew Research Center bears no responsibility for the analyses or interpretations of the data presented here. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.