EGAP is a cross-disciplinary network of researchers and practitioners that is united by a focus on experimental research and is dedicated to generating and disseminating rigorous evidence on topics of governance, politics, and institutions. We seek to forge partnerships between researchers and practitioners committed to understanding the politics of global development, advance evidence-based policy making, and improve the quality of empirical research in the social sciences.

Brief 52: Election Observers and Perceptions of Electoral Credibility: Evidence from Tunisia

The researchers embedded their experiments in large-scale, nationally representative surveys and randomly varied the information received by the... Read More...

Brief 51: Does Information Technology Improve Public Service Delivery? Lessons from Uganda

The authors implement a randomized field experiment to test whether a text message-based ICT program – U-Bridge – improves local government... Read More...

Brief 50: The Effect of Information on Vote Choice and Turnout in Uganda

Information about candidates was provided in video recordings in which candidates answered questions about policy preferences, qualifications for... Read More...

Brief 49: Information Technology and Political Engagement in Uganda

In the initial stage of the nationwide field experiment, the researchers held a series of public lotteries to select the Members of Parliament (... Read More...

Eric Kramon

Eric Kramon is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington University. He received his PhD in... Read More

Nahomi Ichino

Nahomi Ichino is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and a Faculty Associate of the Center for Political... Read More

Rosario Aguilar

Rosario Aguilar is assistant professor of political science at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) in Mexico City. Her... Read More

Erin Hartman

Erin Hartman is an Assistant Professor of Statistics and Political Science at UCLA. Her recent research focuses on creating new methods–including... Read More