Thursday, November 21 / 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Water Tower Parlor (Floor 7)

Session 4
Ideas, Language, and Media

Chair: Steven Sprick Schuster, Middle Tennessee State University
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 Copenhagen.

3. 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 Copenhagen.

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