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 48: Strengthening Local Political Accountability Through Information in Uganda

The authors implement a field experiment to test whether politician performance information distributed to Ugandan citizens early in the electoral... Read More...

Brief 47: Refugee Messaging and Host Society Attitudes in Turkey

The authors conducted a survey experiment on 1,257 Turkish citizens who resided in southeastern and central Turkey in June 2014. The survey... Read More...

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...

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

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

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

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