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Besley & Burgess (2002) Media and Policy TABLE III DETERMINANTS OF GOVERNMENT ACTIVISM Public food distribution Calamity relief expenditure (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) Food grain production -0.024 (2.51) -0.026 (2.67) -0.024 (2.43) Flood damage 0.149 (4.67) 0.146 (4.72) 0.144 (4.57) Newspaper circulation 97.19 (3.37) 97.82 (3.60) 39.84 (2.34) 38.63 (2.25) Turnout -0.115 (1.612) 0.015 (0.52) Political competition 5.671 (3.11) 0.753 (0.70) Election dummy 2.497 (2.35) -0.032 (0.07) Log state income 3.617 (0.69) 5.678 (1.07) 2.705 (0.51) -2.258 (0.72) -1.724 (0.54) -2.417 (0.78) Ratio of urban to total population 130.47 (2.37) 71.82
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Unformatted text preview: (1.37) 62.14 (1.20)-20.02 (0.97)-45.54 (1.89)-42.70 (1.77) Population density -18.42 (0.82)-34.03 (1.76)-36.04 (1.95)-9.588 (1.56)-17.85 (2.61)-17.29 (2.59) Log population -43.96 (2.94)-46.23 (2.96)-49.59 (3.18)-10.86 (1.16)-9.249 (0.99)-12.25 (1.30) Revenue from centre 0.079 (1.88) 0.044 (1.13) 0.053 (1.41) 0.019 (0.43) 0.006 (0.14) 0.009 (0.19) State effects YES YES YES YES YES YES Year effects YES YES YES YES YES YES Number of observations 476 474 471 491 489 486 Adjusted R 2 0.75 0.76 0.77 0.27 0.28 0.28 Development Economics, LSE Summer School 2007 55...
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  • Spring '10
  • dublin
  • Food distribution, calamity relief expenditure, Besley & Burgess, LSE Summer School, Public food distribution

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