Thursday, November 21 / 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Session 4
Ideas, Language, and Media

Discussant: Peter Meyer, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

1. Mass Media and Cultural Homogenization: Evidence from the Golden Age of Radio in the United States, 1920-1940Gianluca Russo, PhD Candidate, Economics Department, Boston University.

2. The Telegraph and News Content in the Mid-19th Century AmericaTianyi Wang, University of Pittsburgh.

3. Beyond Agglomeration? The Role of Spatial Proximity and Social Interaction in Literary ProductionSara Mitchell, TU Dortmund.

4. Do Railroad and Telegraphs Have Independent Impacts on Antebellum Banking, Featuring an Aside about Replication and Us County AggregationElisabeth Perlman, U.S. Census Bureau; Aaron Honsowetz, Bethany College; Tianyi Wang, University of Pittsburgh.

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