Unformatted text preview: tant part in this, in making the facts known and forcing the challenge to be faced.” Sen (1984) Interesting question : are both free information Fows and democracy im-portant in making politicians responsive to the needs of citizens? Besley Burgess (2002) argues that government responsiveness affected by ◦ Mass media – newspaper circulations- “other” language newspapers that are more likely to high-light the plight of the local shock affected vulnerable voters ◦ political institutions and factors – turnout – political competition Development Economics, LSE Summer School 2007 60...
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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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