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The Informed Press Favored the Policy Analysis Market

@inproceedings{Hanson2005TheIP,
  title={The Informed Press Favored the Policy Analysis Market},
  author={Robin D. Hanson and Bryan Caplan and Rebecca du Pont Jarmas and John R. Lott and Christian Masse and Ute Shaw},
  year={2005}
}
The Policy Analysis Market (PAM), otherwise known (inaccurately) as “terrorism futures,” burst into public view in a firestorm of condemnation on July 29, 2003, and was canceled within one day. We look at the impression given of PAM by five hundred media articles, and how that impression varied with eleven indicators of article information quality: publication date, citing someone with firsthand knowledge, article length, a news or an editorial style, author anonymity, and the awards… 

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