Negative events, from crime to pandemics, often trigger responses influenced or amplified by media coverage. Our collaborative work sheds light on this. Delve into the empirical concept—the ‘media multiplier’—where media magnifies the economic impact of adverse shocks. A Fresh Approach: Dyadic News DataTraditional media multiplier assessment focused on news timing. Our new paper innovates by…
How do foreign powers disengage from a conflict? We study this issue by examining the recent, large-scale security transition from international troops to local forces in the ongoing civil conflict in Afghanistan.
In the United States, exploitation of shale gas resources through a technology called hydraulic fracturing (‘fracking’) started an energy revolution from the early 2000s onwards. The surge in shale gas production has made the United States the largest natural gas producer in the world. What are the implications for US manufacturing?