Ranjan Sehgal

Ranjan Sehgal is a junior at Dartmouth College studying economics. He has worked for economics Professor Bruce Sacerdote since late 2019, in which time he has coauthored 3 working papers. Two investigate trading activities in the United States senate, while the third, which has served as the basis of the ProMarket piece, analyzes media coverage of COVID-19 and any associated negativity. These papers have been featured in various media outlets including the National Review, Forbes, the New York Times, and Fortune.

Why Is All Covid-19 News Bad News?

A new paper finds that media coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic, including vaccine development, tends to be more negative in the US...

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