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Media and Policy TABLE VI POLITICS AND RESPONSIVENESS Public food distribution Calamity relief expenditure (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) Food grain production 0.041 (0.90) -0.032 (3.13) -0.026 (3.01) Flood damage -0.175 (1.63) 0.222 (3.39) 0.161 (3.50) Newspaper circulation 98.73 (3.62) 93.55 (3.46) 99.49 (3.63) 34.97 (2.14) 36.07 (2.22) 37.95 (2.23) Turnout 0.085 (0.54) -0.107 (1.51) -0.120 (1.67) -0.018 (0.66) 0.012 (0.42) 0.015 (0.53) Turnout* food grain production -0.001 (1.56) Turnout* flood damage 0.005 (2.86) Political competition 5.899 (3.20) 12.00 (3.08) 5.883 (3.21) 0.753 (0.717) -0.404 (0.32) 0.657 (0.60) Political competition* food grain production -0.027 (2.04) Political competition* flood
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Unformatted text preview: damage 0.182 (1.69) Election dummy 2.535 (2.36) 2.420 (2.30) 0.061 (0.03) -0.125 (0.29) -0.003 (0.01) 0.197 (0.39) Election dummy*food grain production 0.012 (1.25) Election dummy* flood damage -0.037 (0.71) Economic controls YES YES YES YES YES YES State effects YES YES YES YES YES YES Year effects YES YES YES YES YES YES Number of observations 471 471 471 486 486 486 Adjusted R 2 0.77 0.77 0.77 0.29 0.29 0.28 Table II Policy Response Systems: Public Food Distribution responds to shocks in food grain pro-duction and Calamity Relief expenditure responds to the ood damage Table III Increase in level of newspaper circulation is associated with Development Economics, LSE Summer School 2007 58...
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