The role of the media in shaping perceptions of inequality in Indonesia

PhD Seminar (Econ)

Speaker

Christopher Hoy, PhD Scholar, Crawford School, ANU.

Venue

Other, please see description for details

Date

Friday, 25 August, 2017 - 09:30 to 11:00

This paper explores how the dissemination of information through the media shapes people’s perceptions of their consumption relative to others. The research involves exploiting variation in the rollout of private television coverage in the late 1990s and early 2000s in Indonesia. I use differences in geographic topography as part of my strategy to identify a causal effect.

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