Professor of Political Science at Duke University. Current major projects include an attempt to combine surveys and satellite imagery to identify slums in India and understand the conditions under which residents achieve formal recognition and successfully attract public services; an impact evaluation of a large, district-level governance program in Ghana; an evaluation of a USAID project on the link between land displacement, land restitution and attitudes toward government in Colombia; and work on how the geographic emergence and spread of state authority impact long-term economic development at the local level.
Position: Professor of Political Science
Institution / Affiliation : Duke University
Geographical Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, South America
Methodology: Field Experiments, Lab Experiments, Statistics, Survey Methodology
Policy: Conflict and Violence, Development, Governance