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How Prediction Markets can Save Event Studies

Snowberg, Erik and Wolfers, Justin and Zitzewitz, Eric (2011) How Prediction Markets can Save Event Studies. In: Prediction Markets: Theory and Applications. Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking. No.66. Routledge , New York, NY, pp. 18-34. ISBN 9780415572866.

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Event studies have been used in political science to study the cost of regulation (Schwert, 1981), the value of political connections (Roberts, 1990a; Fisman, 2001), the effect of political parties on defense spending (Roberts, 1990b), the importance of rules in congressional committees (Gilligan and Krehbiel, 1988), the reaction of different interests to trade legislation (Schnietz, 2000), how party control in parliamentary systems affects broad-based stock indices (Herron, 2000), the value of defense contracts (Rogerson, 1989), the effect of the political party of the US President and congressional majorities on particular industry segments (Mattozzi, 2008; Knight, 2006; Herron et al., 1999; Den Hartog and Monroe, 2008; Monroe, 2008; Jayachandran, 2006), and other questions.

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