Dutta, Nabamita and Roy, Sanjukta (2008): The Role of Foreign Direct Investment on Press Freedom.
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In our paper we establish foreign direct investment (FDI) as a major determinant of media freedom. Global integration can strengthen the media sector financially, make it technologically enhanced and can also improve the economic environment as a whole. This, in turn, would work towards the enhancement of media freedom. The sample includes high, middle and low income economies. Using a panel of 115 countries over a period of 20 years, our results reveal that FDI is an absolute necessity for a free and efficient media. The results are robust to various alternate specifications and inclusion of additional control variables.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The Role of Foreign Direct Investment on Press Freedom|
|Keywords:||Foreign Direct Investment; Press Freedom; Institutions|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O10 - General
F - International Economics > F0 - General > F01 - Global Outlook
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O12 - Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
|Depositing User:||Sanjukta Roy|
|Date Deposited:||27. Aug 2008 08:28|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 16:51|
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