Thursday, November 21 /
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Ideas, Language, and Media
Discussant: Peter Meyer, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
Mass Media and Cultural Homogenization: Evidence from the Golden Age of Radio in the United States, 1920-1940 •
Gianluca Russo, PhD Candidate, Economics Department, Boston University.
The Telegraph and News Content in the Mid-19th Century America •
Tianyi Wang, University of Pittsburgh.
Beyond Agglomeration? The Role of Spatial Proximity and Social Interaction in Literary Production •
Sara Mitchell, TU Dortmund.
Do Railroad and Telegraphs Have Independent Impacts on Antebellum Banking, Featuring an Aside about Replication and Us County Aggregation •
Elisabeth Perlman, U.S. Census Bureau; Aaron Honsowetz, Bethany College; Tianyi Wang, University of Pittsburgh.
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