Tax-Exempt Lobbying: Corporate Philanthropy as a Tool for Political Influence
NBER Working Paper No. 24451
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Bertrand: University of Chicago Booth School of Business and NBER; Bombardini: University of British Columbia, CIFAR, and NBER; Fisman: Boston University and NBER; Trebbi: University of British Columbia, CIFAR, and NBER. We would like to thank Dave Baron, Matthew Gentzkow and participants at the 2017 meeting of the Canadian Economics Association and seminar participants at Stanford GSB, University of Texas-Austin, NYU, Princeton, UCLA, Warwick, LSE and Yale. Bombardini and Trebbi acknowledge financial support from CIFAR and SSHRC. Ken Norris, Dina Rabinovitz, Juan Felipe Riano, Varit Senapitak, and Ana-Maria Tenekedjieva 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.