Posted: 7 Aug 2015
Date Written: August 2015
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.
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Strömberg, David, Media and Politics (August 2015). Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 7, pp. 173-205, 2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2640064 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-economics-080213-041101