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Brief 46: Measuring Social Support During Counterinsurgency

Using a survey experiment, the authors randomize indirect and direct questions about support for state forces. The indirect measure is a list... Read More...

Brief 45: The Effect of Informing Voters About Incumbent Malfeasance in Brazil

The authors conducted a field experiment in Pernambuco, Brazil, to test whether voters punish politicians that are accused of malfeasance. The... Read More...

Brief 44: Examining Ethnicity-Based Voting Under High & Low Information Settings in Benin

To understand how access to information influences ethnic voting, the authors implemented a field experiment during the 2015 National Assembly... Read More...

Brief 43: The Effect of Politicians’ Positions on Constituent Opinion in the U.S.

To test the ways in which politicians influence public opinion, the authors conduct two studies. The structures of the two studies are nearly... Read More...

Jacob Shapiro

Jacob N. Shapiro is Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University and co-directs the Empirical Studies of Conflict... Read More

Juan Vargas

Juan is a Professor of Economics at the Universidad del Rosario in Bogotá, Colombia. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of... Read More

Kim Yi Dionne

Kim is the Five College Assistant Professor of Government at Smith College, and her focus is on African Politics. She received her Ph.D. in... Read More

Andrés Moya

Andrés Moya is an Assistant Professor at the Economics Department, Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. He has a PhD in Agricultural and... Read More