Media and Politics

  title={Media and Politics},
  author={David Str{\"o}mberg},
  journal={Microeconomics: Welfare Economics \& Collective Decision-Making eJournal},
  • David Strömberg
  • Published 2015
  • Economics
  • Microeconomics: Welfare Economics & Collective Decision-Making eJournal
This article provides a review of recent literature in economics on the effect of mass media on politics. The focus is on the welfare effects of mass media. I also discuss the likely implications of existing behavioral theories of media effects, developed outside of economics. 
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