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David Yanagizawa-Drott


Published / Forthcoming Papers


Do Political Protests Matter? Evidence from the Tea Party Movement
with Andreas Madestam, Daniel Shoag, and Stan Veuger 
Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2013, 128(4):1633-1685
Online appendix here.

Propaganda vs. Education: A Case Study of Hate Radio in Rwanda
Oxford Handbook of Propaganda Studies. ed. Jonathan Auerbach and Russ Castronovo. pp.378-394. Oxford: Oxford University Press, December 2013.

Getting Prices Right: The Impact of the Market Information Service in Uganda
with Jakob Svensson 
Journal of the European Economic Association P&P, 2009, 7(2-3), pp.435-445

The Strategic Determinants of U.S. Human Rights Reporting: Evidence from the Cold War
with Nancy Qian
Journal of the European Economic Association P&P, 2009, 7(2-3), pp.446-457

Social Capital vs Institutions in the Growth Process
with Pelle Ahlerup & Ola Olsson
European Journal of Political Economy, 2009, 25(1), pp.1-14.

Working Papers and Work in Progress


Evaluating the Impact of the Living Goods Entrepreneurial Model of Community Health Delivery in Uganda: a Cluster-Randomized Trial
with Martina Bjorkman-Nyqvist, Andrea Guariso & Jakob Svensson, April 2014

Do Campaign Contribution Limits Matter? Evidence from the McCain-Feingold Act
with Filipe Campante, February 2014, [slides]

Does Religion Affect Economic Growth and Happiness? Evidence from Ramadan
with Filipe Campante, December 2013
Revise and resubmit, Quarterly Journal of Economics

The Legacy of Political Mass Killings: Evidence from the Rwandan Genocide
with Thorsten Rogall, August 2013

The Market for (Fake) Antimalarial Medicine: Evidence from Uganda
with Martina Bjorkman-Nyqvist & Jakob Svensson, July 2013

Government Distortion in Independently Owned Media: Evidence from U.S. Cold War News Coverage of Human Rights
with Nancy Qian, June 2013

Propaganda and Conflict: Theory and Evidence from the Rwandan Genocide
August 2012
Revise and resubmit, Quarterly Journal of Economics

Estimating Impact in Partial vs. General Equilibrium: A Cautionary Tale from a Natural Experiment in Uganda
with Jakob Svensson, August 2012

Shaping the Nation: The Effect of Fourth of July on Political Preferences and Behavior in the United States
with Andreas Madestam, November 2011

Media Coverage


Does Religion Affect Economic Growth and Happiness?: Foreign Policy, Marginal Revolution, FreakonomicsSlate.fr

Do Political Protests Matter?: Bloomberg, Marginal Revolution

Fourth of July: ABC, CBS, Fox, Time.com, LA Times, Huffington Post, Washington Times, US News, National Review, Harvard Gazette

Propaganda and Conflict: The New York Times/Freakonomics

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