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Unformatted text preview: litical competition and electoral turnout are associated with greater responsiveness to food production shortfalls and oods. Djankov et al.  develop a remarkable data set on media own-ership patterns in 97 countries and Fnd that state ownership of the media is, on the whole, negatively correlated with good government. Summing Up Empirical approaches based on sub-national data provide the most credible base for economists to inuence the debate about global poverty reduction. The evidence based approach to policy has proven effective in a range of industrialized countries and its expansion into the devel-oping world is long overdue. The overarching theme is the centrality of the institutional context in which policy decisions are made. Development Economics, LSE Summer School 2007 19...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course ECO 307 taught by Professor Dublin during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
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