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CEGA programs generate course materials, reports, publications, presentations, datasets, and other resources that can be used globally to guide decision-making and build capacity to generate and use rigorous evidence.

Search below for a database of publications, reports, and other resources generated by CEGA. Please also visit our CEGA Working Paper Series on the University of California’s eScholarship page.

Institutions & Governance

Video: Pro-Sociality and Political Voice - Ana Garcia-Hernandez (SEEDEC 2019)


Presentations   |   Institutions & Governance
Institutions & Governance

Video: Rent-Seeking in the Field - Inês Vilela (SEEDEC 2019)


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Institutions & Governance

Video: Experimental Evidence on Female Leadership in Ethiopia - Shanthi Manian (SEEDEC 2019)


Presentations   |   Institutions & Governance
Institutions & Governance

Slides: Discrimination from Below - Experimental Evidence on Female Leadership in Ethiopia by Shanthi Manian (SEEDEC 2019)


Presentations   |   Institutions & Governance
Institutions & Governance

Slides: Rent-seeking in the Field by Inés Vilela (SEEDEC 2019)


Presentations   |   Institutions & Governance
Institutions & Governance

Slides: Pro-Sociality and Political Voice by Ana Garcia-Hernandez (SEEDEC 2019)


Presentations   |   Institutions & Governance
Institutions & Governance

Slides: Assessing the Reliability of Experimental Valuation Techniques - Nicholas Owsley (SEEDEC 2019)


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How Transparency Affects Distributional Politics: A Field Experiment among Elected Politicians in Malawi


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Honor among Chiefs: An Experiment on Transparency and Leakage in Malawi


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Reducing or Reinforcing In-Group Preferences? An Experiment on Information and Ethnic Voting


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Indirect Colonial Rule Undermines Support for Democracy: Evidence From a Natural Experiment in Namibia


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On the Legacies of Wartime Governance


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A Market Equilibrium Approach to Reduce the Incidence of Vote-Buying: Evidence from Uganda


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Civic Education in Violent Elections: Evidence from Côte d’Ivoire’s 2015 Election


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Do Antipoverty Programs Sway Voters? Experimental Evidence from Uganda


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How Abolishing School Fees Increased Support for the Incumbent in Burundi


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Building State and Citizen: Experimental Evidence on How Formal Taxation in Congo Engenders Citizen Engagement with the State


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Who is Targeted in Corruption? Disentangling the Effects of Wealth and Power on Exposure to Bribery


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Impact of Mass Bed Net Distribution Progams on Politics


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The Perils of Voter Mobilization


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Cooperation under the Risk of Capture: Why Citizens Pay Taxes That Can Be Embezzled


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Snap Judgments: Voter Inferences Based on Candidate Photos Predict Electoral Success and Politician Quality


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Reconciling after civil conflict increases social capital but decreases individual well-being


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Where Local Kings Rule: Long-Term Impacts of Precolonial Institutions and Geography on Access to Public Infrastructure Services in Nigeria


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Agricultural Productivity and Deforestation: Evidence from Input Subsidies and Ethnic Favoritism in Malawi


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Inheritance Customs and Agricultural Investment


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Trickle-Down Ethnic Politics: Drunk and Absent in the Kenya Police Force (1957-1970)


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Building Fiscal Capacity: The Role of ICT


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Party Campaign Strategies: Rallies, Canvassing and Handouts in Ghana


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Nation-State or Nation-Family? Nationalism in Marginalized African Societies


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The Role of Self-Efficacy Beliefs in Development: Evidence from Tanzania


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The psychology of state repression: Fear and dissent decisions in Zimbabwe


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The effect of prenatal stress on cooperation: Evidence from violent conflict in Uganda


Research Publications   |   Health & Psychology
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Concessions, Violence, and Indirect Rule: Evidence from the Congo Free State


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Violence, Empathy and Altruism: Evidence from the Ivorian Refugee Crisis in Liberia


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The Political Geography of the Local Security Apparatus


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Do Higher Salaries Lower Petty Corruption? A Policy Experiment on West African Highways


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The Political Economy of Unfinished Development Projects: Corruption, Clientelism, or Collective Choice?


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Race and Responsiveness: An Experiment with South African Politicians


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Critical Junctures: Independence Movements and Democracy in Africa


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Conflict, Climate and Cells: A Disaggregated Analysis


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The Political Economy of Ethnicity and Property Rights in Slums: Evidence from Kenya


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On the Origin of the State: Stationary Bandits and Taxation in Eastern Congo


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The Long-Term Effects of the Printing Press in Sub-Saharan Africa


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Renewalist Christianity, Political Competition and the Political Saliency of LGBTs in sub-Saharan Africa


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African Mining, Gender, and Local Employment


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The Geography of Repression in Africa


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Electoral Fraud or Violence: The Effect of Observers on Party Manipulation Strategies


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Debates: Voting and Expenditure Responses to Political Communication


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Money Flows, Water Trickles: Decentralized Service Delivery Under Hegemonic Party Rule


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Taxation, Political Accountability and Foreign Aid: Lessons from Somaliland


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Electoral Gender Quotas and Attitudes Towards Traditional Leaders: A Policy Experiment in Lesotho


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How Aid Targets Votes: The Impact of Electoral Incentives on Foreign Aid Distribution


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When Elites Meet: Decentralization, Power-Sharing, and Public Goods Provision in Post-Conflict Sierra Leone


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Chiefs: Economic Development and Elite Control of Civil Society in Sierra Leone


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Agents of the Regime? Traditional Leaders and Electoral Politics in South Africa


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School governance, teacher incentives, and pupil–teacher ratios: Experimental evidence from Kenyan primary schools


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Revisiting African Agriculture: Institutional Change and Productivity Growth


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Women, Muslim Immigrants, and Economic Integration in France


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National Versus Ethnic Identification in Africa: Modernization, Colonial Legacy, and the Origins of Territorial Nationalism


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Internal Borders: Ethnic-Based Market Segmentation in Malawi


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Comparing British and French Colonial Legacies: A Discontinuity Analysis of Cameroon


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Ethnic Divisions and Production in Firms


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Effect of holding office on the behavior of politicians


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Policing Politicians: Citizen Empowerment and Political Accountability in Africa


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Does the Leader's Ethnicity Matter? Ethnic Favoritism, Education, and Health in Sub-Saharan Africa


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The Long-Term Effects of Africa's Slave Trades


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Greater Expectations: A Field Experiment to Improve Accountability in Mali


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Measuring Government Effectiveness and Its Consequences for Social Welfare in Sub-Saharan African Countries


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Democratic Revolutionaries or Pocketbook Protestors? The Comparative Salience of Personal Rule and Famine in the Nigerien Uprisings of 2009-10


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Information from Markets Near and Far: Mobile Phones and Agricultural Markets in Niger


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Crossing Party Lines: The Effects of Information on Redistributive Politics


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