Benjamin Crost

Benjamin Crost is an Assistant Professor in Agricultural and Consumer Economics at the University of Illinois’ Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics.

Content by Benjamin Crost
  • Project

    Measuring civil conflict: Should newspaper reports be trusted?

    The project's aim is to shed light on the degree to which newspaper reporting of conflict is biased by collecting data on conflict-related events from Philippine newspapers. These will be compared to already existing data derived from reports produced by military units operating in the field. Comparing data from newspapers and field reports will allow for an assessment of...

    14 Oct 2016 | Joseph Felter, Benjamin Crost, Daniel Rees