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Metaketa III: Natural Resource Governance

DFID / EGAP Metaketa III Results Presentation -- Natural Resource Governance: What works? Where? And will it work elsewhere? EGAP are asking and answering the hard questions

On March 30, 2020, Tara Slough (MK III Steering Committee member and Peru project team member) presented the integrated results from six coordinated field experimental studies that assessed whether augmenting the roles, responsibilities, and resources of community-based monitors reduces the quantity of renewable resources that are used and how this affects aspects of resource governance in the affected communities. The presentation also highlighted actionable insights and policy recommendations.

 

Metaketa II: Taxation

DFID / EGAP Metaketa II Results Presentation -- Tax Formalization: What works? Where? And will it work in other contexts? Asking and answering the hard questions over a brown bag lunch with EGAP

On March 30, 2020, Cesar Zucco Jr. (Metaketa II Brazil project team member and professor at FGV/EBAPE Brazil) presented the integrated results from six coordinated field experimental studies that assessed the role of providing information about formalization on citizens’ intent to formalize and citizens’ formalization. The presentation also highlighted actionable insights and policy recommendations.

 

Metaketa I: Information and Accountability

Information, Accountability, and Cumulative Learning: Lessons from Metaketa I 
Thad Dunning, Guy Grossman, Macartan Humphreys, Susan Hyde, Craig McIntosh, and Gareth Nellis (Eds.)
Cambridge University Press (2019)

Voter Information Campaigns and Political Accountability: Cumulative Findings From a Preregistered Meta-Analysis of Coordinated Trials
Thad Dunning, et al. 
Science Advances (03 Jul 2019): Vol. 5, no. 7

EGAP Policy Brief 59: Metaketa I: Information and Accountability

Benin

Reducing or Reinforcing In-Group Preferences? An Experiment on Information and Ethnic Voting
Claire Adida, Jessica Gottlieb, Eric Kramon, and Gwyneth McClendon
Quarterly Journal of Political Science (2017): Vol. 12: No. 4, pp 437-477. 

When Does Information Influence Voters? The Joint Importance of Salience and Coordination
Claire Adida, Jessica Gottlieb, Eric Kramon, and Gwyneth McClendon
Comparative Political Studies (2019). 

Response Bias in Survey Measures of Voter Behavior: Implications for Measurement and Inference
Claire Adida, Jessica Gottlieb, Eric Kramon, and Gwyneth McClendon
Journal of Experimental Political Science. (2019) 1-7. 

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

Brazil

Electoral Incentives to Combat Mosquito-Borne Illnesses: Experimental Evidence from Brazil
Taylor C. Boas and F. Daniel Hidalgo
World Development (2019): Vol. 113: pp 89-99.

Norms versus Action: Why Voters Fail to Sanction Malfeasance in Brazil
Taylor C. Boas, F. Daniel Hidalgo, and Marcus André Melo
American Journal of Political Science 63, 2 (April 2019): 385-400. 

Accountability Backlash: Negative Electoral Responses to Public Service Provision in Brazil
Taylor C. Boas, F. Daniel Hidalgo, and Guillermo Toral
Under review.

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

Mexico

Information Provision, Voter Coordination, and Electoral Accountability: Evidence from Mexican Social Networks
Eric Arias, Pablo  E. Balán, Horacio Larreguy, John Marshall, and Pablo Querubín.
American Political Science Review 113(2): 475-498. 

Priors Rule: When Do Malfeasance Revelations Help or Hurt Incumbent Parties?
Eric Arias, Horacio Larreguy, John Marshall, and Pablo Querubín
Under review.

Does the Content and Mode of Delivery of Information Matter for Political Accountability? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Mexico
Eric Arias, Horacio Larreguy, John Marshall, and Pablo Querubín
Working paper. 

EGAP Policy Brief 54: Evidence from Mexico: The Effect of Incumbent Malfeasance Revelations

Uganda 1

Meet the Candidates: Information and Accountability in Primaries and General Elections
Melina Platas and Pia Raffler
Working paper. 

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

Uganda 2

SMS Texts on Corruption Help Ugandan Voters Hold Elected Councillors Accountable At The Polls
Mark Buntaine, Ryan Jablonski, Daniel L. Nielson, and Paula M. Pickering 
PNAS June 26, 2018 115 (26) 6668-6673