Jesse M. Shapiro
George S. and Nancy B. Parker
Professor of Economics
tel: 401.863.2970
jesse_shapiro_1@brown.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Jesse Shapiro

Published and Forthcoming Papers

Do pharmacists buy Bayer? Informed shoppers and the brand premium.

with Bart Bronnenberg, J.P. Dubé and Matthew Gentzkow
Quarterly Journal of Economics, November 2015.
Appendix
Published version. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved.

Do newspapers serve the state? Incumbent party influence on the U.S. press, 1869-1928.

with Matthew Gentzkow, Nathan Petek and Michael Sinkinson
Journal of the European Economic Association, February 2015.
Appendix
Published version. Published by John Wiley & Sons.

Competition and ideological diversity: Historical evidence from U.S. newspapers.

with Matthew Gentzkow and Michael Sinkinson
American Economic Review, October 2014.
Appendix
Copyright 2014, American Economic Association.
Published data from this study: OpenICPSR 1971, OpenICPSR 1361, ICPSR No. 35160

Who is "behavioral"? Cognitive ability and anomalous preferences.

with Daniel Benjamin and Sebastian Brown
Journal of the European Economic Association, December 2013.
Appendix
Published version. Published by John Wiley & Sons.

Fungibility and consumer choice: Evidence from commodity price shocks.

with Justine Hastings
Quarterly Journal of Economics, November 2013.
Appendix
Published version. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved.

The effect of newspaper entry and exit on electoral politics.

with Matthew Gentzkow and Michael Sinkinson
American Economic Review, December 2011.
Appendix
Copyright 2010, American Economic Association.
Published data from this study: ICPSR No. 30261

Ideological segregation online and offline.

with Matthew Gentzkow
Quarterly Journal of Economics, November 2011.
Appendix, Model appendix
Published version. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved.

Can higher prices stimulate product use? Evidence from a field experiment in Zambia.

with Nava Ashraf and James Berry
American Economic Review, December 2010.
Appendix
Supplement on Uses of Clorin. Copyright 2010, American Economic Association.

What drives media slant? Evidence from U.S. newspapers.

with Matthew Gentzkow
Econometrica, January 2010.
Appendix
Copyright 2010, Econometric Society.
Published data from this study: ICPSR No. 26242, ICPSR No. 33501

Thin-slice forecasts of gubernatorial elections.

with Daniel Benjamin
Review of Economics and Statistics, August 2009. Copyright 2009, MIT Press.

Competition and truth in the market for news.

with Matthew Gentzkow
Journal of Economic Perspectives, Spring 2008.
Copyright 2008, American Economic Association.

Preschool television viewing and adolescent test scores: Historical evidence from the Coleman study.

with Matthew Gentzkow
Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 2008.
Appendix
Copyright 2008, MIT Press.
Published data from this study: ICPSR No. 22720

Do harsher prison conditions reduce recidivism? A discontinuity-based approach.

with Keith Chen
American Law and Economics Review, Spring 2007.
Published version. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved.

Media bias and reputation.

with Matthew Gentzkow
Journal of Political Economy, April 2006.
Appendix
Copyright 2006, University of Chicago Press.

Strategic extremism: Why Republicans and Democrats divide on religious values.

with Edward Glaeser and Giacomo Ponzetto
Quarterly Journal of Economics, November 2005.
Copyright 2005, MIT Press.

Smart cities: Quality of life, productivity, and the growth effects of human capital.

Review of Economics and Statistics, May 2006.
Copyright 2006, MIT Press.

Is there a daily discount rate? Evidence from the food stamp nutrition cycle.

Journal of Public Economics, February 2005.
Published version.

Media, education, and anti-Americanism in the Muslim world.

with Matthew Gentzkow
Journal of Economic Perspectives, Summer 2004.
Copyright 2004, American Economic Association.

Why have Americans become more obese?

with David Cutler and Edward Glaeser
Journal of Economic Perspectives, Summer 2003.
Copyright 2003, American Economic Association.

The benefits of the home mortgage interest deduction.

with Edward Glaeser
Tax Policy and the Economy, August 2003.
Published version.

Urban growth in the 1990s: Is city living back?

with Edward Glaeser
Journal of Regional Science, February 2003.
Published version.

Cities and warfare: The impact of terrorism on urban form.

with Edward Glaeser
Journal of Urban Economics, March 2002.
Published version.

Notes and Lectures

How to give an applied micro talk: Unauthoritative notes.

Code and data for the social sciences: A practitioner's guide.

with Matthew Gentzkow
demo SVN repository (User: demo, Password: chicagobooth)

Summer Institute 2013: Econometric methods for high-dimensional data.

with Victor Chernozhukov, Matthew Gentzkow, Christian Hansen, Matt Taddy