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Voting behaviour
Working Paper
Identity and support for policies towards Indigenous people: Evidence from Australia

This paper adds to knowledge on the role of politicians’ and voters’ identities in influencing policy-making in societies marked by ethnic inequality...

Politician Identity Voting behaviour
Journal Article
Formalizing clientelism in Kenya: From Harambee to the Constituency Development Fund

THIS ARTICLE IS PART OF A FORTHCOMING JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE OF WORLD DEVELOPMENT | Why does clientelism persist? What determines how politicians signal responsiveness to voters and exert effort towards fulfilling campaign promises?...

Politics Kenya Clientelism
Working Paper
Formalizing clientelism in Kenya: From Harambee to the Constituency Development Fund

Why does clientelism persist? What determines how politicians signal responsiveness or fulfil their campaign promises?...

Politics Kenya Clientelism
Working Paper
Poverty, social networks, and clientelism

Why are the poor susceptible to clientelism, and what factors shield them from the influence of vote buying? We explore the role of both formal and informal social networks in shaping the likelihood of being targeted with private inducements...

Social networks Poor vote-buying
Working Paper
Redistribution, inequality and political participation: Evidence from Mexico during the 2008 financial crisis

This paper explores the relationship between a large government cash transfer programme, changes in inequality, and political participation in Mexico...

Conditional cash transfers Inequality Mexico
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