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    • Do Political Protests Matter? Evidence from the Tea Party Movement 

      Madestam, A.; Shoag, Daniel W; Veuger, S.; Yanagizawa-Drott, David Hans (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2013)
      Can protests cause political change, or are they merely symptoms of underlying shifts in policy preferences? We address this question by studying the Tea Party movement in the United States, which rose to prominence through ...
    • Propaganda and Conflict: Evidence from the Rwandan Genocide 

      Yanagizawa-Drott, David Hans (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014)
      This paper investigates the role of mass media in times of conflict and state-sponsored mass violence against civilians. We use a unique village-level dataset from the Rwandan Genocide to estimate the impact of a popular ...
    • Shaping the Nation: The Effect of Fourth of July on Political Preferences and Behavior in the United States 

      Madestam, Andreas; Yanagizawa-Drott, David Hans (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2012)
      This paper examines whether social interactions and cultural practices affect political views and behavior in society. We investigate the issue by documenting a major social and cultural event at different stages in life: ...