Costs and Revenues of US Daily Newspapers, 1927 and 1930, Inland Daily Press Association (ICPSR 35160)

Published: May 14, 2014 View help for published

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Matthew Gentzkow, University of Chicago, and National Bureau of Economic Research; Jesse Shapiro, University of Chicago, and National Bureau of Economic Research; Michael Sinkinson, University of Pennsylvania. The Wharton School

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR35160.v1

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The focus of this data collection was the costs and revenues of United States daily newspapers in 1927 and 1930. Detailed cost and revenues for 94 and 104 newspapers respectively, were obtained from tables in annual reports. Costs include mechanical, delivery and maintenance, administrative and editorial, paper and ink, costs. Revenues include local, foreign, classified, and legals and reader advertising. Data is from a non-random sample and newspaper names are unavailable.

Gentzkow, Matthew, Shapiro, Jesse, and Sinkinson, Michael. Costs and Revenues of US Daily Newspapers, 1927 and 1930, Inland Daily Press Association. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2014-05-14. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR35160.v1

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National Science Foundation (SES-0617658, SES-0922342)

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Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

The sample is a non-random subset of the member newspapers of the Inland Daily Press Association.

Cross-sectional
Newspaper
administrative records data

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2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • Gentzkow, Matthew, Jesse Shapiro, and Michael Sinkinson. Costs and Revenues of US Daily Newspapers, 1927 and 1930, Inland Daily Press Association. ICPSR35160-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2014-05-14. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR35160.v1

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  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

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