Spotlight: Working Papers from the 2018 Economics of Media and Communication Conference

The 2018 Economics of Media and Communication Conference brought together scholars across fields to examine critical questions of how the media shapes our lives today. In a new video spotlight, conference presenters Ruben Durante, Eleonora Freddi, and Donghee Jo discuss their research. For the full agenda, click here. 

View the video spotlight here. 

Read the working papers in this video:

Advertising Spending and Media Bias: Evidence from News Coverage of Car Safety Recalls, by Ruben Durante

Do People Avoid Morally Relevant Information? Evidence From the Refugee Crisis, by Eleonora Freddi

Better the Devil You Know: An Online Field Experiment on News Consumption, by Donghee Jo

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2018 Economics of Media and Communication Conference

This conference was made possible with generous support from the Andrew and Betsy Rosenfield Program in Economics, Public Policy, and Law.