Our Publications


Books

Lust, Ellen (Ed.). (2016). The Middle East. 14th Edition. Washington D.C.: CQ Press.

Lust, Ellen (Ed.). (2020). The Middle East. 15th Edition. Washington D.C.: CQ Press.

Grimm, Jannis; Koehler, Kevin; Lust, Ellen; Saliba, Ilyas and Schierenbeck, Isabell. (2020). Safer Research in the Social Sciences: A Systematic Handbook for Human and Digital Security. London: SAGE Publications Inc.

 

Articles and Other Publications

Articles

Ahram, Ariel I. and Lust, Ellen. (2016). "The Decline and Fall of the Arab State," Survival, 58(2), pp. 7-34. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/00396338.2016.1161897

Benstead, Lindsay J. (2019). "Do Female Local Councilors Improve Women’s Representation?" The Journal of the Middle East and Africa, 10(2), pp. 1-25. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/21520844.2019.1580085

Benstead, Lindsay J. (2020). "Conceptualizing and Measuring Patriarchy: The Importance of Feminist Theory," Mediterranean Politics, 26(2), pp. 234-246. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/13629395.2020.1729627

Benstead, Lindsay J. and Van Lehman, Daniel. (2021). "Two Classes of 'Marriage': Race and Sexual Slavery in Al-Shabaab-Controlled Southern Somalia," The Journal of the Middle East and Africa, pp. 1-19. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/21520844.2021.1923998

Benstead, Lindsay J.; Kao, Kristen; Landry, Pierre F.; Lust, Ellen and Malouche, Dhafer. (2017). "Using Tablet Computers to Implement Surveys in Challenging Environments,Survey Practice, 10(2), pp. 1-9.

Benstead, Lindsay J.; Kao, Kristen and Lust, Ellen. (2020). "Does it Matter what Observers Say? The Impact of International Election Monitoring on Legitimacy," Mediterranean Politics, pp. 1-22. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/13629395.2020.1730601

Bussmann, Margit and Nickel, Sebastian. (2018). "Transnational Cooperation: A Network Analysis of Town Twinning in the Baltic Sea Region," Journal of Baltic Studies, 49(3), pp. 281-303. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/01629778.2018.1447977

Carlitz, Ruth D. (2017). "Money Flows, Water Trickles: Understanding Patterns of Decentralized Water Provision in Tanzania," World Development, 93, pp. 16-30. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2016.11.019

Carlitz, Ruth D. and Mechkova, Valeriya. (2020). "Gendered Accountability: When and Why Do Women’s Policy Priorities get Implemented?" European Political Science Review, 13(1), pp. 3-21. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1755773920000272  

Chirwa, Gowokani Chijere; Dulani, Boniface; Sithole, Lonjezo; Chunga, Joseph; Alfonso, Witness and Tengatenga, John. (2021). "Malawi at the Crossroads: Does the Fear of Contracting COVID-19 Affect the Propensity to Vote?" European Journal of Development Research, pp. 1-23. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1057/s41287-020-00353-1  

Clark, Janine A.; Dalmasso, Emanuela and Lust, Ellen. (2019). "Not the Only Game in Towns: Explaining Changes in Municipal Councils in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia," Democratization, 26(8), pp. 1362-1381. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/13510347.2019.1641087

Dulani, Boniface; Harris, Adam S.; Horowitz, Jeremy and Kayuni, Happy. (2020). "Electoral Preferences Among Multiethnic Voters in Africa," Comparative Political Studies, 54(2), pp. 280-311. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/0010414020926196

Dulani, Boniface; Harris, Adam; Lust, Ellen; Ferree, Karen E.; Kao, Kristen; Jansson, Cecilia Ahsan and Metheney, Erica Ann. (2021). "Elections in the Time of Covid-19: The Triple Crises Around Malawi’s 2020 Presidential Elections," Journal of Elections, Public Opinion, and Parties, 31(S1), pp. 56-68. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/17457289.2021.1924745

Dulani, Boniface; Rakner, Lise; Benstead, Lindsay J. and Wang, Vibeke. (2021). "Do Women Face a Different Standard? The Gender and Corruption Factors in the 2014 Presidential Elections in Malawi," Women's Studies International Forum.

Eder, Mine and Öz, Özlem. (2017). "Spatialities of Contentious Politics: The Case of Istanbul’s Beşiktaş Neighborhood, çArşı Football Fandom and Gezi," Political Geography, 61, pp. 57-66. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2017.06.008

Ferree, Karen E.; Harris, Adam; Dulani, Boniface; Lust, Ellen; Kao, Kristen and Metheney, Erica Ann. (2021). "Stigma, Trust, and Procedural Integrity: Covid-19 Testing in Malawi," World Development, 141(105351). Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2020.105351

Ferree, Karen E.; Gibson, Clark C. and Long, James D. (2021). "Mixed Records, Complexity, and Ethnic Voting in African Elections," World Development, 141(105418). Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2021.105418

Hassan, Mazen and Shalaby, Marwa. (2019). "Drivers of Tolerance in Post-Arab Spring Egypt: Religious, Economic, or Government Endorsements?" Political Research Quarterly, 72(2), pp. 293-308. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/1065912918785995

Irgil, Ezgi. (2020). "Broadening the Positionality in Migration Studies: Assigned Insider Category," Migrations Studies, pp. 1-15. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1093/migration/mnaa016

Jöst, Prisca. (2020). "Unemployed Mobilization Without Organization. Grievances and Group Solidarity of the Unemployed in Tunisia," Mobilization: An International Quarterly, 25(2), pp. 265-283. Available at: https://doi.org/10.17813/1086-671X-25-2-265

Kao, Kristen; Lust, Ellen; Dulani, Boniface; Ferree, Karen E.; Harris, Adam and Metheney, Erica Ann. (2020). "The ABCs of Covid-19 Prevention in Malawi: Authority, Benefits, and Costs of Compliance," World Development, 137(105167). Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2020.105167

Kao, Kristen and Benstead, Lindsay J. (2020). "Female Electability in the Arab World: The Advantages of Intersectionality," Comparative Politics, 53(3), pp. 427-464. Available at:  https://doi.org/10.5129/001041521X15957812372871

Lueders, Hans and Lust, Ellen. (2018). "Multiple Measurements, Elusive Agreement, and Unstable Outcomes in the Study of Regime Change," The Journal of Politics, 80(2), pp. 736-741. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/696864

Lust, Ellen. (2018). "Layered Authority and Social Institutions: Reconsidering State-Centric Theory and Development Policy," International Journal of Middle East Studies, 50(2), pp. 333-336. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0020743818000235

Lust, Ellen and El-Mahdi, Rabab. (2018). "Reevaluating the Nation-State Introduction," International Journal of Middle East Studies, 50(2), pp. 315-316. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0020743818000077

Lust, Ellen and Rakner, Lise. (2018). "The Other Side of Taxation: Extraction and Social Institutions in the Developing World," Annual Review of Political Science, 21(1), pp. 277-294. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-polisci-042716-102149

Lührmann, Anna; Marquardt, Kyle and Mechkova, Valeriya. (2020). "Constraining Governments: New Indices of Vertical, Horizontal, and Diagonal Accountability," American Political Science Review, 114(3), pp. 811-820. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055420000222

Muriaas, Ragnhild L.; Wang, Vibeke; Benstead, Lindsay J.; Dulani, Boniface and Rakner, Lise. (2018). "Why the Gender of Traditional Authorities Matters: Intersectionality and Women’s Rights Advocacy in Malawi," Comparative Political Studies, 52(12), pp. 1881-1924. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/0010414018774369

Pellicer, Miquel; Wegner, Eva; Benstead, Lindsay J. and Lust, Ellen. (2021). "Poor People’s Beliefs and the Dynamics of Clientelism," Journal of Theoretical Politics, 33(3), pp. 300-332. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/2131/poor-peoples-beliefs.pdf.

Waldner, David and Lust, Ellen. (2018). "Unwelcome Change: Coming to Terms with Democratic Backsliding," Annual Review of Political Science, 21, pp. 93-113. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-polisci-050517-114628

Xezonakis, Georgios and Hartmann, Felix. (2020). "Economic Downturns and the Greek Referendum of 2015: Evidence using Night-Time Light Data," European Union Politics, 21(3), pp. 361-382. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/1465116520924477

   

Other Publications

American Political Science Association - Comparative Democratization. (2018). "Expectations, Responsiveness, and Electoral Accountability," APSA Comparative Democratization Newsletter, 16(1), pp. 1-29. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1350/apsa-20181.pdf 

Arias, Eric. (2018). "Promises and Perils of Informational Interventions for Electoral Accountability," APSA Comparative Democratization Newsletter, 16(1), pp. 4-7. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1350/apsa-20181.pdf 

Benstead, Lindsay J. (2019). "In Tunisia, More Women in Office can make all the Difference," The Washington Post Monkey Cage. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1857/in-tunisia-more-women-in-office-means-better-representation-for-all-women-the-washington-post.pdf

Benstead, Lindsay J. (2021). "Poverty, Inequality and Corruption: Explaining Variation in Educational Quality in Tunisia,Wilson Center’s Middle East Program. Available at: https://www.wilsoncenter.org/article/poverty-inequality-and-corruption-explaining-variation-educational-quality-tunisia

Benstead, Lindsay J.; Muriaas, Ragnhild and Wang, Vibeke. (2018, September 19). "Do Donor Endorsements Help or Hurt?" Program in Governance and Local development Blog. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/en/publications-and-data/blog/do-donor-endorsements-help-or-hurt/ 

Bergh, Sylvia and Shalaby, Marwa. (2020). "Power to the People? The Right to Information Law in Morocco," Carnegie SADA. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1936/power-to-the-people_-the-right-to-information-law-in-morocco-carnegie-endowment-for-international-peace.pdf

Carlitz, Ruth. (2017). "Identifying and Overcoming Binding Constraints to Rural Water Services for the B40 in Tanzania," WASH Poverty Diagnostic commissioned by the World Bank.

Carlitz, Ruth. (2018, March 16). "Which Citizens? Which services? Unpacking Demand for Improved Health, Education, Roads, Water etc.,” Oxfamblogs. Available at: https://oxfamblogs.org/fp2p/which-citizens-which-services-unpacking-demand-for-improved-public-service-delivery/ 

Carlitz, Ruth and Boex, Jamie. (2017). "Decentralization and the Delivery of Water and Sanitation Services in Tanzania," World Bank Water Global Practice and Governance Global Practice. Available at: http://www.decentralization.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/DWSS_Tanzania_2017.pdf

Carlitz, Ruth; Harris, Adam; Kao, Kristen; Landry, Pierre; Lust, Ellen and Rakner, Lise. (2017). "Beyond the State: Measuring Governance at the Community Level," APSA Comparative Democratization Newsletter, 17(2), pp. 26–29. 

Dahlum, Sirianne; Knutsen, Carl Henrik and Mechovka, Valeriya. (2020). "Female Empowerment and Economic Growth," Varieties of Democracy Institute Working Paper, University of Gothenburg, No. 103. Available at: https://www.v-dem.net/media/filer_public/3d/fb/3dfb7566-3118-4e76-a859-863d3bd1a284/working_paper_103.pdf

Dulani, Boniface; Harris, Adam S.; Horowitz, Jeremy and Kayuni, Happy. (2018). "Inter-marriage, Ethnic Mixing, and Ethnic Voting in Africa," Midwestern Political Science Conference Paper. Available at: https://cpb-us-e1.wpmucdn.com/sites.dartmouth.edu/dist/9/452/files/2018/09/Mixed_ethnicity-2393eig.pdf

Ferree, Karen. (2018). "Accountability and the Challenges of Performance Voting in Africa," APSA Comparative Democratization Newsletter, 16(1), pp. 16-21. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1350/apsa-20181.pdf 

Findley, Michael G.; Harris, Adam S.; Milner, Helen V. and Nielson, Daniel. (2016). "Elite and Mass Support for Foreign Aid versus Government Programs: Experimental Evidence from Uganda," AIDDATA Working Paper, No. 23. Available at: http://docs.aiddata.org/ad4/pdfs/wps23_elite_and_mass_support_for_foreign_aid_versus_government_programs.pdf

Harris, Adam; Kao, Kristen and Lust, Ellen. (2018). "The Determinants of Local and National Vote Choice: Evidence from a Conjoint Experiment,APSA Comparative Democratization Newsletter, 16(1), pp. 22-26. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1350/apsa-20181.pdf 

Irgil, Ezgi. (2021). Book Review, "Exit and Voice: The Paradox of Cross-Border Politics in Mexico," by Lauren Duquette-Rury, Oakland, California: University of California Press, 2019. International Migration.

Irgil, Ezgi; Ustubici, Aysen and Cöbek, Gözde. (2020). "Mekanla Pazarlık: Avrupalı Göcmenlerin Turkiye’deki Refah ve Ayrıcalık Deneyimleri," Alternatif Politika 12(3), pp. 565-589.

Irgil, Ezgi and Mukayed, Zahed. (2020). "Case Report: Carsamba, Bursa, Turkey – Integration Concerns of Parents about Syrian Children," Refugees in Towns, Feinstein International Center at Tufts University. Available at: https://www.refugeesintowns.org/all-reports/carsamba

Jöst, Prisca and Lust, Ellen. (2021). "Social Ties, Clientelism, and the Poor's Expectations of Future Service Provision," UNU-WIDER Working Paper, No. 138. Available at: https://www.wider.unu.edu/sites/default/files/Publications/Working-paper/PDF/wp2021-138-social-ties-clientelism-poors-expectations-future-service-provision.pdf

Kao, Kristen and Karmel, Ezra J. (2020, November 20). "The Pandemic Compromised Jordan’s Parliamentary Elections," The Washington Post Monkey Cage. Available at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/11/20/pandemic-compromised-jordans-parliamentary-elections/

Kao, Kristen and Lust, Ellen. (2017, August 23). "Why Did the Arab Uprisings Turn Out as they Did? A Survey of the Literature," POMED Snapshot Series. Available at: https://pomed.org/pomed-snapshot-why-did-the-arab-uprisings-turn-out-as-they-did-a-survey-of-the-literature/

Kao, Kristen and Revkin, Mara. (2019). "How the Iraqi Crackdown on the Islamic State may actually Increase Support for the Islamic State," ​The Washington Post Monkey Cage​. Available at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2019/01/07/is-iraqs-post-islamic-state-justice-strategy-misguided/

Lust, Ellen and Waldner, David. (2020). "Democracy Promotion in an Age of Democratic Backsliding," Democracy and Autocracy, 18(1), pp. 16-22. Available at: https://mk0apsaconnectbvy6p6.kinstacdn.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2020/03/Democracy-and-Autocracy_Vol-181_Is-Democracy-Promotion-Dead_FEB-2020.pdf

Mechkova, Valeriya and Wilson, Steven. (2019). "Does Gender Still Matter for Politics? The Case of the 2018 U.S. Elections on Twitter," Digital Society Project Working Paper, No. 2. Available at: http://digitalsocietyproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/DSP_WP_02-Social-Media-Gender-and-the-2018-US-Midterms.pdf

Muriaas, Ragnhild L.; Wang, Vibeke; Benstead, Lindsay J; Dulani, Boniface and Rakner, Lise. (2018, December 13). "Why Campaigns to Stop Child Marriage can Backfire," The Washington Post Monkey Cage. Available at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/12/13/why-campaigns-to-stop-child-marriage-can-backfire/

Project on Middle East Political Science and the Program on Governance and Local Development at the University of Gothenburg. (2017). "Islam in a Changing Middle East: Local Politics and Islamist Movements," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 13. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1297/islam-in-a-changing-middle-east.pdf 

Schiumerini, Luis. (2018). "Incumbency Effects and Democratic Accountability in the Developing World," APSA Comparative Democratization Newsletter, 16(1), pp. 12-15. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1350/apsa-20181.pdf 

Shalaby, Marwa. (2020). "Introducing a New Dataset on Legislators’ Activities in Arab parliaments," APSA-The Legislative Scholar, 4(1).

Shalaby, Marwa; Allam, Nermin and Buttorff, Gail J. (2021). "Leveling the Field: Gender Inequity in Academia During COVID," PS: Political Science & Politics, pp. 1-7. Available at: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/ps-political-science-and-politics/article/leveling-the-field-gender-inequity-in-academia-during-covid19/B768909855694C2EDD9BE10ED987B277

Tannenberg, Marcus; Bernhard, Michael; Gerschewski, Johannes; Lührmann, Anna and Von Soest, Christian. (2019). "Regime Legitimisation Strategies (RLS) 1900-2018," Varieties of Democracy Institute Working Paper, University of gothenburg, No. 86.

Tannenberg, Marcus. (2019). "Autocratic Aid and Democratic Attitudes," APSA Annals of Comparative Democratisation, 17(2).

     

Book Chapters

Benstead, Lindsay J. (2021). "Taking One for the Team: Islamist Parties and Women’s Representation in Morocco,"in Cammett, Melani and Jones Luong, Pauline (eds.) Oxford Handbook on Politics in Muslim Societies. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Benstead, Lindsay J. (2021). "The Impact of Poverty and Corruption on Educational Quality in Tunisia," in Alaoui, Hicham and Springborg, Robert (eds.) The Political Economy of Education in the Arab World. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publisher, pp. 103-125.

Benstead, Lindsay J. and Lust, Ellen. (2018). "Why Do Some Voters Prefer Female Candidates? The Role of Perceived Incorruptibility in Arab Elections," in Stensöta, Helena and Wängnerud, Lena (eds.) Gender and Corruption. London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 83-104.

Carlitz, Ruth and Lust, Ellen. (2021). "Governance Beyond the State: Social Institutions and Service Delivery," in Bågenholm, Andreas; Bauhr, Monika; Grimes, Monika and Rothstein, Bo (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of the Quality of Government. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 620-641.  

Dionne, Kim Yi; Dulani, Boniface and Fischer, Sarah. (2021). "Pandemic Amidst Political Crisis: Malawi's Experience with and Response to COVID-19," in Greer, Scott L.; King, Elizabeth; Peralta-Santos, André and Massard da Fonseca, Elize (eds.) Coronavirus Politics: The Comparative Politics and Policy of COVID-19. Michigan/USA: University of Michigan Press.  

Jöst, Prisca and Vatthauer, Jan-Philipp. (2020). "Socioeconomic Contention in Post-2011 Egypt and Tunisia: A Comparison," in Weipert-Fenner, Irene and Wolff, Jonas (eds.) Socioeconomic Protests in MENA and Latin America. London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 71-103. 

Kao, Kristen; Lust, Ellen and Okar, Gibran. (2021). "Historical Legacies, Social Cleavages, and Support for Political Islam," in Cammett, Melani and Jones, Pauline (eds.) The Oxford University Press Handbook on Politics of Muslim Societies. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

Lust, Ellen and Waldner, David. (2016). "Parties in Transitional Democracies: Authoritarian Legacies and Post-Authoritarian Challenges in the Middle East and North Africa," in Bermeo, Nancy and Yashar, Deborah J. (eds.) Parties, Movements and Democracy in the Developing World. Cambridge: University Press, pp. 157-89.

Shalaby, Marwa and Elimam, Laila. (2020). "Examining Female Membership and Leadership of Legislative Committees in Jordan," in Dahlerup, Drude and Darhour, Hanane (eds.) Double-Edged Politics on Women’s Rights in the MENA Region. London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 231-255. 

Shalaby, Marwa. (2019). "Toward Understanding the Link Between Good Governance and Support for Female Politicians in the Arab World," in Kubbe, Ina and Varriach, Aiysha (eds.) The Politics of Corruption in the Middle East and North Africa. London: Routledge.

Shalaby, Marwa and Marnicio, Ariana. (2020). "Women’s Political Participation in Bahrain," in Stephan, Rita and Charrad, Mounira M. (eds.) Women Rising: Resistance, Revolution, and Reform in the Arab Spring and Beyond. New York: University Press.

 

Working Papers

Abouassi, Khaldoun and Trent, Deborah L. (2016). "NGO Accountability from an NGO Perspective: Their Perceptions, Strategies, and Practices," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 4. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1013/wp4-new-full.pdf 

Ahram, Ariel. (2015). "War-Making, State-Making, and Non-State Power in Iraq," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 01. Yale University. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1347/ariel_war-makingfinal.pdf 

Alaref, Jumana; Lueders, Hans and Lust, Ellen. (2016). "We Don’t Need No Education: Resource Endowments and the Demand for Social Service Provision," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 08. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1123/gld-wp8.pdf 

Arat, Yeşim. (2019). "Beyond the Democratic Paradox: The Decline of Democracy in Turkey," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 21, University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1544/gld-wp-21-final.pdf 

Barnett, Carolyn and Shalaby, Marwa. (2021). "Success Beyond Gender Quotas: Gender, Local Politics, and Clientelism in Morocco," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 48. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/2303/gld-working-paper48.pdf 

Bazcko, Adam; Dorronsoro, Gilles; Quesnay, Arthur and Youseef, Maaï. (2016). "The Rationality of an Eschatological Movement: The Islamist State in Iraq and Syria," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 07. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1122/gld-wp7.pdf 

Benstead, Lindsay J. (2019). "Do Female Local Councilors Improve Women’s Representation?" The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 25. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1593/gld-wp25-final.pdf

Benstead, Lindsay; Kao, Kristen; Landry, Pierre F.; Lust, Ellen and Malouche, Dhafer. (2015). "Use of Tablet Computers to Implement the Local Governance Performance Index (LGPI) in Tunisia," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 06. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1014/wp6-new-full.pdf 

Benstead, Lindsay J.; Muriaas, Ragnhild L. and Wang, Vibeke. (2018). "Donor Endorsements Help or Hurt?" The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 16. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1399/wp16final.pdf 

Bozçağa, Tuğba. (2020). "The Social Bureaucrat: How Social Proximity Among Bureaucrats Affects Local Governance," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 35. University of Gothenburg. Available at: gld.gu.se/media/1963/gld-working-paper-35.pdf

Brooke, Steven and Komer, Monica C. (2021). "How Gender and Local State Capacity Shape Citizens’ Use of the Mosque,"  The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 37. University of Gothenburg. Available at:  http://gld.gu.se/media/2025/gld-working-paper-37.pdf    

Cammett, Melani and Şaşmaz, Aytuğ. (2021). "Equity with Prejudice: International NGOs and Healthcare Delivery in Refugee Crises,The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 44. University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/2169/gld-working-paper-44.pdf 

Cassani, Jacob. (2021). "Bread and Salt: Labour, Reputation, and Trust between Syrian Refugees and Lebanese Hashish Farmers in the Northern Biqa’a,The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 43. University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/2167/gld-working-paper-43.pdf 

Clark, Janine. (2015). "The 2009 Communal Charter and Local Service Delivery in Morocco," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 02. Yale University. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1345/janineclark-acknowledgements-included-233fh0l.pdf 

Clark, Janine; Dalmasso, Emanuela and Lust, Ellen. (2017). "Not the Only Game in Town: Local-Level Representation in Transitions," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 15. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1400/lust-dalmasso-clark-final.pdf 

Domike Blackman, Alexandra; Clark, Julia, and Sasmaz, Aytug. (2021). "Local Political Priorities during Tunisia’s First Democratic Municipal Elections,The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 42. University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/2165/gld-working-paper-42.pdf

Dulani, Boniface; Rakner, Lisa; Benstead, Lindsay J. and Wang, Vibeke. (2020). "Do Women Face a Different Standard? The Gender and Corruption Factors in the 2014 Presidential Elections in Malawi," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 27. University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1634/gld-working-paper-27-final.pdf

Esaiasson, Peter and Sohlberg, Jacob. (2020). "Caulking the Social Fabric: How National and Local Identities Promotes Pro-Social Attitudes in European Diverse and Disadvantaged Neighborhoods," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 29. University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1693/gld-working-paper-29-final.pdf

Ferree, Karen E. (2020). "Choice and Choice set in African Elections," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 28. University of Gothenburg. Available At: https://gld.gu.se/media/1689/gld-working-paper-28-final.pdf

Ferree, Karen E.; Gibson, Clark C. and Long, James D. (2020). "Mixed Records, Cognitive Complexity, and Ethnic Voting in African Elections," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 33. University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1876/gld-working-paper-33.pdf

Ferree, Karen E.; Kao, Kristen; Dulani, Boniface; Harris, Adam S.; Lust, Ellen; Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia and Metheney, Erica Ann. (2020). "Disease Threat, Stereotypes, and Covid–19: An Early View from Malawi and Zambia," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 36. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/2009/gld-working-paper-36.pdf

Harris, Adam S. (2018). "Moving from Race- to Performance-Based Politics: Swing Voters in South Africa’s 2016 Local Elections," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 18. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1519/harris-wp-18-final-v2.pdf 

Harris, Adam; Kao, Kristen; Lust, Ellen; Ewald, Jens and Holmgren, Petter. (2017). "Governance and Service Delivery in the Middle East and North Africa," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 10. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1215/governance-in-service-delivery-in-the-middle-east-and-north-africa.pdf 

Hughes, Geoffrey. (2019). "Tribes Without Sheikhs? Technological Change, Media Liberalization, and Authority in Networked Jordan," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 24. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1556/wp23final.pdf 

Kao, Kristen and Benstead, Lindsay J. (2019). "The Importance of Intersectionality: Gender, Islamism, and Tribalism in Elections," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 23. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1546/gld-wp-23-final.pdf 

Kao, Kristen; Lust, Ellen and Rakner, Lise. (2017). "Money Machine: Do the Poor Demand Clientelism?" The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 14. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1310/kao-lust-rakner-money-machine-final.pdf 

Kao, Kristen and Revkin, Mara R. (2018). "To Punish or to Pardon?" The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 17. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1503/gld-working-paper-17-final.pdf 

Kherigi, Intissar. (2021). "Municipal Boundaries and the Politics of Space in Tunisia," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 38. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/2032/gld-working-paper-38.pdf.  

Lueders, Hans. (2021). "Electoral Responsiveness in Closed Autocracies: Evidence from Petitions in the former German Democratic Republic," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 45. University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/2240/gld-working-paper45-1.pdf

Lust, Ellen; Kao, Kristen; Weiss, Chagai; Shalaby, Marwa; Vollmann, Erik; Bergh, Sylvia I.; Karmel, Ezra; Bohn, Miriam; Kherigi, Intissar and Kadirbeyoglu, Zeynep. (2020). "The Dynamics of Decentralization in the MENA: Processes, Outcomes, and Obstacles," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 31. University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1736/gld-working-paper-31.pdf

Marschall, Melissa, and Unal, Saadet Konak. (2021). "Media Bias, Kurdish Repression, and the Dismantling of Local Democracy in Turkey,The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 39. University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/2053/gld-working-paper-39.pdf

Mechkova, Valeriya. (2021). "Women Leaders: Exploring the Effects of the Chief Executive Gender on Budget Composition in Comparative Perspective," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 46. University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/2241/gld-working-paper46-1.pdf

Mehmood, Sultan. (2021). "The Impact of Presidential Appointment of Judges: Montesquieu or the Federalists?" The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 40. University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/2135/gld-working-paper-40.pdf

Mulenga, Chonzi Mulenga and Mulenga, James. (2021). "Assessing the Performace of Local Authorities in Zambia during the Covid-19 Pandemic". The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 40. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/2369/workingpaper_mulenga_final.pdf 

Mousa, Salma. (2019). "Building Tolerance: Intergroup Contact and Soccer in Post-ISIS Iraq," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 26. University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1631/gld-working-paper-26-final.pdf

Muriaas, Ragnhild; Wang, Vibeke; Benstead, Lindsay J.; Dulani, Boniface; and Rakner, Lise. (2017). "It Takes a Female Chief: Gender and Effective Policy Advocacy in Malawi," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 11. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1271/wp11-final.pdf 

Pellicer, Miquel; Wegner, Eva; Benstead, Lindsay J. and Lust, Ellen. (2017). "Poor People’s Beliefs and the Dynamics of Clientelism," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 12. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1295/clientelism.pdf. Also available in The Journal of Theoretical Politics

Phan, Ngoc. (2021). "Explaining the Resilience of Single-Party Regimes: Centralized Politics, Promotability, and Corruption." The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 50. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/2365/gld-working-paper-50.pdf 

Revkin, Mara. (2016). "Does the Islamic State have a 'Social Contract?' Evidence from Iraq and Syria," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 09. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1133/gld-wp9.pdf 

Revkin, Mara. (2015). "Legal Pluralism in North Sinai: Mapping the Rise of Non-State Islamic Courts," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 03. Yale University. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1343/mararevkin_isedits.pdf 

Revkin, Mara and Kao, Kristen. (2021). "How Does Punishment A­ect Reintegration? Attitudes Toward Islamic State 'Collaborators' in Iraq," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 41. University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/2144/gld-working-paper-41.pdf

Shayo, Deodantus P. (2021). "Citizen Participation in Local Government Elections in the Age of Crowdsourcing: Explorations and Consideration in Tanzania," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 47. University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/2223/gld-working-paper47.pdf

Sosnowski, Marika. (2019). "Ceasefires as State-Building," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 22. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1541/gld-wp-22-final.pdf 

Stel, Nora. (2015). "Facilitating Facts on the Ground: 'The Politics of Uncertainty' and the Governance of Housing, Land, and Tenure in the Palestinian Gathering of Qasmiye, South Lebanon," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 05. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1015/wp5-new-full.pdf 

Thissen, Paul. (2019). "Legacy Institutions and Political Order in Weak States: Evidence from Chad," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 20. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1534/gld-wp-20-final.pdf

Urinboyev, Rustamjon. (2019). "Everyday Corruption and Social Norms in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 19. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1527/gld-wp-19-final.pdf

van Baalen, Sebastian. (2020). "Reconceptualizing Rebel Rule: The Responsiveness of Rebel Governance in Man, Côte D’Ivoire," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 34. University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1926/gld-working-paper-34.pdf

Worrall, James. (2020). "Power and Process: Decentralisation in Oman," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 32. University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1861/gld-working-paper-32.pdf

Yasun, Salih. (2020). "Bureaucrat-Local Politician Linkages and Hierarchical Local Governance in Emerging Democracies: A Case Study of Tunisia," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 30. University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1724/gld-working-paper-30.pdf

Yasun, Salih. (2021). "Co-Partisanship with Mayors and Citizen Trust in Local Governance Institutions: Evidence from Tunisia," The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series No. 49. University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/2362/gld-working-paper-49.pdf

 

Reports

Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Metheney, Erica Ann; Lust, Ellen; Hinfelaar, Marja; Dulani, Boniface; Ferree, Karen; Harris, Adam and Kao, Kristen. (2020). "Covid-19 Fears," The first GLD-SAIPAR Covid-19 Survey in Zambia. The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1917/covidfears_zambia.png

Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Metheney, Erica Ann; Lust, Ellen; Hinfelaar, Marja; Dulani, Boniface; Ferree, Karen; Harris, Adam and Kao, Kristen. (2020). "Covid-19: Trust in Authorities," The First GLD-SAIPAR Covid-19 Survey in Zambia. The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1915/trustinauthorities_zambia.png

Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Metheney, Erica Ann; Lust, Ellen; Hinfelaar, Marja; Dulani, Boniface; Ferree, Karen; Harris, Adam and Kao, Kristen. (2020). "Covid-19: Response to Illness," The First GLD-SAIPAR Covid-19 Survey in Zambia. The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1919/responsetoillness_zambia.png    

Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Metheney, Erica Ann; Lust, Ellen; Hinfelaar, Marja; Dulani, Boniface; Ferree, Karen; Harris, Adam and Kao, Kristen. (2020). "Covid-19: Precautionary Behavior," The First GLD-SAIPAR Covid-19 Survey in Zambia. The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1921/precautionarybehavior_zambia.png

Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Metheney, Erica Ann; Lust, Ellen; Hinfelaar, Marja; Dulani, Boniface; Ferree, Karen; Harris, Adam and Kao, Kristen. (2020). "Covid-19: Economic Impact," The First GLD-SAIPAR Covid-19 Survey in Zambia. The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1931/zambia-economicimpact.png

Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Metheney, Erica Ann; Lust, Ellen; Hinfelaar, Marja; Dulani, Boniface; Ferree, Karen; Harris, Adam and Kao, Kristen. (2020). "Covid-19: Vulnerabilities and Aid," The First GLD-SAIPAR Covid-19 Survey in Zambia. The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1934/covidvulnerabilities_zambia.png

Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Metheney, Erica Ann; Lust, Ellen; Hinfelaar, Marja; Dulani, Boniface; Ferree, Karen; Harris, Adam and Kao, Kristen. (2020). "Covid-19: Community Restrictions," The First GLD-SAIPAR Covid-19 Survey in Zambia. The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://prezi.com/i/40ynya-5hcth/covidcomunityrestrictions_zambia/

Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Bergman, Jennifer; Hinfelaar, Marja; Lust, Ellen and Metheney, Erica Ann. (2021). "Life Changes and Fears," Drawing on data from: Lust, Ellen (PI); Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Hinfelaar, Marja and Metheney, Erica Ann. (2020). "The Second GLD-SAIPAR Covid-19 Survey in Zambia." The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://prezi.com/i/s7n2sqwuxewx/covidfears_zambia2/

Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Bergman, Jennifer; Hinfelaar, Marja; Lust, Ellen and Metheney, Erica Ann. (2021). "Community Restrictions," Drawing on data from: Lust, Ellen (PI); Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Hinfelaar, Marja and Metheney, Erica Ann. (2020). "The Second GLD-SAIPAR Covid-19 Survey in Zambia." The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://prezi.com/i/hjmupsq3_weq/communityrestrictions_zambia2/

Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Bergman, Jennifer; Hinfelaar, Marja; Lust, Ellen and Metheney, Erica Ann. (2021). "Needs and Assistance," Drawing on data from: Lust, Ellen (PI); Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Hinfelaar, Marja and Metheney, Erica Ann. (2020). "The Second GLD-SAIPAR Covid-19 Survey in Zambia." The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://prezi.com/i/bmofrjaow_qr/assistance_zambia_round2/

Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Bergman, Jennifer; Hinfelaar, Marja; Lust, Ellen and Metheney, Erica Ann. (2021). "Social Challenges

to Covid-19 Precautions," Drawing on data from: Lust, Ellen (PI); Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Hinfelaar, Marja; Metheney, Erica Ann. (2020). "The Second GLD-SAIPAR Covid-19 Survey in Zambia." The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://prezi.com/i/n8f8esdamlhd/precautionary_behaviour_zambiaround2/

   

 

Metheney, Erica Ann; Lust, Ellen and Dulani, Boniface. (2020). "Covid-19 Vulnerabilities," data drawn from Lust, Ellen (PI); Dulani, Boniface; Harris, Adam; Ferree, Karen; Kao, Kristen and Metheney, Erica Ann. "The First GLD-IPOR Covid-19 Survey in Malawi." The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1895/covidvulnerabilities-01.png

Metheney, Erica Ann; Lust, Ellen and Dulani, Boniface. (2020). "Covid-19 Fears," Drawing on data from Lust, Ellen (PI); Dulani, Boniface; Harris, Adam; Ferree, Karen; Kao, Kristen and Metheney, Erica Ann. "The First GLD-IPOR Covid-19 Survey in Malawi." The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1896/covidfears.png

Metheney, Erica Ann; Lust, Ellen and Dulani, Boniface. (2020). "Covid-19 Trust in Authorities," drawing on data from Lust, Ellen (PI); Dulani, Boniface; Harris, Adam; Ferree, Karen; Kao, Kristen and Metheney, Erica Ann. "The First GLD-IPOR Covid-19 Survey in Malawi." The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1892/trustinauthorities.png

Metheney, Erica Ann; Lust, Ellen and Dulani, Boniface. (2020). "Covid-19 Response to Illness," Drawing on data from Lust, Ellen (PI); Dulani, Boniface; Harris, Adam; Ferree, Karen; Kao, Kristen and Metheney, Erica Ann. "The First GLD-IPOR Covid-19 Survey in Malawi." The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1902/responsetoillness.png

Metheney, Erica Ann; Lust, Ellen and Dulani, Boniface. (2020). "Covid-19 Social Reactions," Drawing on data from Lust, Ellen (PI); Dulani, Boniface; Harris, Adam; Ferree, Karen; Kao, Kristen and Metheney, Erica Ann. "The First GLD-IPOR Covid-19 Survey in Malawi." The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1898/socialreactions.png

Metheney, Erica Ann; Lust, Ellen and Dulani, Boniface. (2020). "Covid-19 Economic Impact," Drawing on data from Lust, Ellen (PI); Dulani, Boniface; Harris, Adam; Ferree, Karen; Kao, Kristen and Metheney, Erica Ann. "The First GLD-IPOR Covid-19 Survey in Malawi." The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/1900/economicimpact.png

Dulani, Boniface; Lust, Ellen and Swila, Hannah. (2016). "Binding Constraints in Service Delivery in Malawi.” Prepared for the World Bank, May 2016.

The Program on Governance and Local Development. (2015). "LGPI Report." Series 2015:3 University of Gothenburg and Yale University, Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1107/lgpi-report-eng.pdf

The Program on Governance and Local Development. (2015). "The Tunisian Local Governance Performance Index: Selected Findings on Education." Series 2015:1, University of Gothenburg and Yale University, Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1108/report-education_eng.pdf

The Program on Governance and Local Development. (2016). "The Tunisian LGPI: Selected Findings on Gender." Series 2016:2, University of Gothenburg and Yale University, Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1173/tunisia-gender-final.pdf

The Program on Governance and Local Development. (2016). "The Tunisian LGPI: Selected Findings on Political Participation." Series 2016:3, University of Gothenburg and Yale University, Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1150/tunisia-political-participation-report.pdf

The Program on Governance and Local Development. (2017). "The Tunisian LGPI: Selected Findings on Health." Series 2017:3, University of Gothenburg and Yale University, Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1253/tunisia-lgpi-health-report.pdf

The Program on Governance and Local Development; IPOR. (2016). "The LGPI in Malawi: Selected Findings on Livelihood." Series 2016:5, University of Gothenburg, Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1287/livelihood-report-malawi-final.pdf

The Program on Governance and Local Development; IPOR. (2016). "The LGPI in Malawi: Selected Findings on Land." Series 2016:4, University of Gothenburg, Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1256/report-lgpi-land-malawi.pdf

The Program on Governance and Local Development; IPOR. (2016). "The LGPI in Malawi: Selected Findings on Education." Series 2016:6, University of Gothenburg, Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1171/education-report-malawi.pdf

The Program on Governance and Local Development; IPOR. (2016). "The LGPI in Malawi: Selected Findings on Health." Series 2016:7, University of Gothenburg, Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1170/health-report-malawi.pdf

The Program on Governance and Local Development; IPOR. (2017). "The LGPI in Malawi: Selected Findings from 15 Districts." Series 2017:1, University of Gothenburg, Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1288/malawidistrictsbriefs-fina.pdf

The Program on Governance and Local Development; IPOR. (2017). "The LGPI in Malawi: Selected Findings on Gender." Series 2017:2, University of Gothenburg, Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/1219/malawigenderreport-full-final.pdf


GLD eJournal

Clientalism and African Elections, University of Gothenburg Program on Governance & Local Development Research Paper Series, Vol. 1.  

Non-State Actors and Peace Building, University of Gothenburg Program on Governance & Local Development Research Paper Series, Vol. 2. 

Gender, University of Gothenburg Program on Governance & Local Development Research Paper Series, Vol. 3.

Decentralisation, University of Gothenburg Program on Governance & Local Development Research Paper Series, Vol. 4.

Non-State Governance, University of Gothenburg Program on Governance & Local Development Research Paper Series, Vol. 5.

Diversity and Social Cohesion, University of Gothenburg Program on Governance & Local Development Research Paper Series, Vol. 6.

Local Governance and Institutions, University of Gothenburg Program on Governance & Local Development Research Paper Series, Vol. 7.

Local Governance and Institutions, University of Gothenburg Program on Governance & Local Development Research Paper Series, Vol. 8

Forced Migration, University of Gothenburg Program on Governance & Local Development Research Paper Series, Vol. 9

Local Participation and Representation, University of Gothenburg Program on Governance & Local Development Research Paper Series, Vol. 10

Local Governance in Tunisia, University of Gothenburg Program on Governance & Local Development Research Paper Series, Vol. 11.