Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Christopher J. Coyne, Peter T. Leeson|
|Series||New thinking in political economy, New thinking in political economy|
|Contributions||Leeson, Peter T., 1979-|
|LC Classifications||HD87 .C69 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 173 p. :|
|Number of Pages||173|
|LC Control Number||2009928598|
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the speciﬁc variables allowing media to play a role in economic progress. Economic development is a vast topic, both theoretically and historically, and we do not cover all of its nuances or angles. Nonetheless, we seek to pro-vide some basic conceptual categories for thinking about the role of media in economic Size: KB. Journal Overview. One of the leading international journals in the field of development studies and social change, Development and Change now appears six times a year, including the Development and Change Forum issue. Truly interdisciplinary in character, it includes contributions from all the social sciences and all intellectual persuasions concerned with development. Media for development uses to convey messages on issues such as health care, poverty reduction, good governance, environmental protection and community development, socio-economic and cultural. Media as a Mechanism of Institutional Change and Reinforcement Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson ∗ Abstract We argue that mass media is a mechanism of institutional evolution and identify three important effects media has on institutions. The “gradual effect” involves media contributing to marginal changes in existing institutions.