My research addresses how governments and international organizations can be made accountable for delivering environmental and development policy goals. I work with partners around the world to design and evaluate strategies for the effective governance of environmental resources.
Selected Recent Papers
Does the Squeaky Wheel Get More Grease? The Direct and Indirect Effects of Citizen Participation on Environmental Governance in China, Working Paper, 2022
Citizen Monitoring of Waterways Decreases Pollution in China by Supporting Government Action and Oversight, PNAS, 2021
Individualized Text Messages about Public Services Fail to Sway Voters: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Ugandan Elections, JEPS, 2021
Escaping the Disengagement Dilemma: Two Field Experiments on Motivating Citizens to Report on Public Services, BJPS, 2019
Non-Governmental Monitoring of Local Governments Increases Compliance with Central Mandates: A National-Scale Field Experiment in China, AJPS, 2019