List of 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  

Allam, Nermin; Shalaby, Marwa; and Ahmed Zaki, Hind. (2023) “Perilous Pedagogy: Teaching Gender and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa,” Politics & Gender, 19(1), pp. 272–277. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1743923X22000186   

Anyidoho, Nana Akuna; Gallien, Max; Rogan, Mike; and van den Boogaard, Vanessa. (2023). Mobile Money Taxation and Informal Workers: Evidence from Ghana's E-levy,” Development Policy Review, 41, e12704, Available at: https://doi.org/10.1111/dpr.12704   

Appiah, Daniel and Abdulai, Abdul-Gafaru. (2022) "Conceptualizing and Measuring State Effectiveness as Impartiality," Public Organization Review, 23, pp. 1417–1436. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11115-022-00681-2    

Barnett, Carolyn and Shalaby, Marwa. (2023) “All Politics Is Local: Studying Women’s Representation in Local Politics in Authoritarian Regimes,” Politics & Gender, [Online First]. Available at: http://doi.org/10.1017/S1743923X22000502   

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. Available at: https://doi.org/10.29115/SP-2017-0009  

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, 27(1), pp. 57–78. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/13629395.2020.1730601  

Bob-Milliar, George M. and Paller, Jeffrey W. (2023). “The Social Embeddedness of Elections: Ghana’s 2016 and 2020 Campaigns,” Commonwealth & Comparative Politics, 61(3), pp. 293314. Available at: http://doi.org/10.1080/14662043.2023.2242107   

Boone, Cathrine; Wahman, Michael; Kyburz Stephan; and Linke, Andrew. (2022). “Regional Cleavages in African Politics: Persistent Electoral Blocs and Territorial Oppositions,” Political Geography, 99, e102741. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2022.102741   

Carlitz, Ruth D. (2017). "Money Flows, Water Trickles: Understanding Patterns of Decentralized Water Provision in Tanzania," World Development, 93, pp. 1630. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2016.11.019  

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?" The European Journal of Development Research, 34, pp. 409–431. 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. 13621381. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/13510347.2019.1641087  

Donaghy, Maureen M. and Paller, Jeffrey W. (2023). “Sustainability Politics and Housing Development in Urban Brazil and Ghana,” International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society, 36, pp. 329–347. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10767-023-09449-y   

Dulani, Boniface; Harris, Adam S.; Horowitz, Jeremy; and Kayuni, Happy. (2020). "Electoral Preferences Among Multiethnic Voters in Africa," Comparative Political Studies, 54(2), pp. 280311. 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. 5668. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/17457289.2021.1924745  

Dulani, Boniface; Rakner, Lise; Benstead, Lindsay; and Wang, Vibeke. (2021). “Do Women Face a Different Standard? The Interplay of Gender and Corruption in the 2014 Presidential Elections in Malawi,” Women’s Studies International Forum, 88, e102501. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2021.102501  

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. 5766. 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, e105351. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2020.105351  

Ferree, Karen. E; Honig, Lauren; Lust, Ellen; and Phillips, Melanie L. (2022). "Land and Legibility: When Do Citizens Expect Secure Property Rights in Weak States?" American Political Science Review, 117(1), pp. 42–58. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055422000417   

Ferree, Karen E.; Gibson, Clark C.; and Long, James D. (2021). "Mixed Records, Complexity, and Ethnic Voting in African Elections," World Development, 141, e105418. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2021.105418  

Ferree, Karen E; Dulani, Boniface; Harris, Adam S; Kao, Kristen; Lust, Ellen; Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; and Metheney, Erica Ann. (2023). “Symptoms and Stereotypes: Perceptions and Responses to Covid-19 in Malawi and Zambia,” Comparative Political Studies, 56(12), pp. 17951823. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/00104140231152753   

Franklin, Sabine. (2023). “Can One Health Fight H5N1 Avian Influenza?” Lancet Planetary Health, 7(6), pp. 442–443. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(23)00086-4   

Franklin, Sabine. (2023). “‘It Was Organized from the Bottom’: The Response from Community-Based Institutions during the 2014 Ebola Epidemic,” Journal of Institutional Economics, 19(5), pp. 635–650. Available at: http://doi.org/10.1017/S1744137423000085   

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. 293308. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/1065912918785995  

Heinelt, Marie-Sophie and Lima, Valesca. (2023) “Enforcing Citizen Participation Through Litigation: Analyzing the Outcomes of Anti-Dam Movements in Brazil and Chile,” Latin American Politics and Society, 65(3), pp. 128–152. Available at: http://doi.org/10.1017/lap.2023.7   

Hoelscher, Kristian; Dorward, Nick; Fox, Sean; Lawanson, Taibat; Paller, Jeffrey W.; and Phillips, Melanie L. (2023). “Urbanization and Political Change in Africa,” African Affairs, 122(488), pp. 353–376. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1093/afraf/adad021   

Honig, Lauren. (2022). "The Power of the Pen: Informal Property Rights Documents in Zambia," African Affairs, 121(482), pp. 81–107. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1093/afraf/adab034   

Irgil, Ezgi. (2020). "Broadening the Positionality in Migration Studies: Assigned Insider Category," Migrations Studies, 9(3), pp. 12151229. 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. 265283. Available at: https://doi.org/10.17813/1086-671X-25-2-265  

Jöst, Prisca and Lust, Ellen. (2022). "Receiving More, Expecting Less? Social Ties, Clientelism and the Poor's Expectations of Future Service Provision," World Development, 158, e106008. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2022.106008   

Jöst, Prisca; Krönke, Matthias; Lockwood, Sarah J; and Lust, Ellen. (2023). “Drivers of Political Participation: The Role of Partisanship, Identity, and Incentives in Mobilizing Zambian Citizens,” Comparative Political Studies, [Online First]. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/00104140231194064   

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  

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, e105167. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2020.105167  

Kao, Kristen; Lust, Ellen; and Rakner, Lise. (2022) "Vote-Buying, Anti-Corruption Campaigns, and Identity in African Elections," World Development160, e106064. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2022.106064  

Kao, Kristen; Lust, Ellen; Shalaby, Marwa; and Weiss Chang M. (2023). “Female Representation and Legitimacy: Evidence from a Harmonized Experiment in Jordan, Morocco, and Tunisia,” American Political Science Review, 118(1), pp. 495–503. Available at: http://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055423000357   

Kao, Kristen and Revkin, Mara. (2021). "Retribution or Reconciliation? Post-Conflict Attitudes toward Enemy Collaborators, American Journal of Political Science, 67(2), pp. 358–373. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1111/ajps.12673  

Kerr, Nicholas; Krönke, Matthias; and Wahman, Michael. (Forthcoming 2024). “Where Are the Sore Losers? Competitive Authoritarianism, Incumbent Defeat, and Electoral Trust in Zambia’s 2021 Election.” Public Opinion Quarterly. Available at: TBA.  

Klaus, Kathleen; Paller, Jeffrey W.; and Wilfahrt, Martha. (2023). “Demanding Recognition: A New Framework for the Study of Political Clientelism,” African Affairs, 122(487), pp. 185–203. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1093/afraf/adad014   

Lima, Valesca. (2023). “The Political Frame of a Housing Crisis: Campaigning for the Right to Housing in Ireland,” Journal of Civil Society, 19(1), pp. 3756. Available at: http://doi.org/10.1080/17448689.2023.2206158   

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. 736741. 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. 333336. 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. 315316. 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. 277294. 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. 811820. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055420000222  

Metheney, Erica Ann and Lust, Ellen. (2023). “Zambian Election Panel Survey: Dataset of Responses Before, Near, and After 2021 Elections,” Data in Brief, 48, e109073. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2023.109073   

Metheney, Erica Ann and Lust, Ellen. (2023). “GLD-SAIPAR Covid-19 Survey in Zambia Dataset,” Data in Brief, 51, e109735. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2023.109735    

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. 18811924. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/0010414018774369  

Parreira, Cristiana; Tavana, Daniel L.; and Harb, Charles. (2023). “Ethnic Political Socialization and University Elections,” Party Politics, [Online First]. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/13540688231166088   

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. 300332. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/09516298211003661   

Post, Alison E. and Kuipers, Nicholas. (2023) “City Size and Public Service Access: Evidence from Brazil and Indonesia,” Perspectives on Politics, 21(3), pp. 811–830. Available at: http://doi.org/10.1017/S1537592722003176   

Seekings, Jeremy. (2023). “Incumbent Disadvantage in a Swing Province: Eastern Province in Zambia’s 2021 General Election,” Journal of Eastern African Studies, 16(4), pp. 576599. Available at: http://doi.org/10.1080/17531055.2023.2233728  Uses the ZEPS Dataset. 

Shalaby, Marwa and Williamson, Scott. (2023). “Executive Compliance with Parliamentary Powers Under Authoritarianism: Evidence from Jordan,” Governance, [Online First]. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1111/gove.12830   

van den Boogaard, Vanessa and Beach, Rachael. (2023) “Tax and Governance in Rural Areas: The Implications of Inefficient Tax Collection,” Journal of International Development, 35(7), pp. 1892–1912. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1002/jid.3756   

Waldner, David and Lust, Ellen. (2018). "Unwelcome Change: Coming to Terms with Democratic Backsliding," Annual Review of Political Science, 21, pp. 93113. 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. 361382. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/1465116520924477  

 

Books  

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.  

Harris, Adam. (2022). Everyday Identity and Electoral Politics: Race, Ethnicity, and the Bloc Vote in South Africa and Beyond. Oxford: Oxford University Press.  

Honig, Lauren. (2022). Land Politics: How Customary Institutions Shape State Building in Zambia and Senegal. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.  

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.  

Lust, Ellen. (2022). Everyday Choices: The Role of Competing Authorities and Social Institutions in Politics and Development (Elements in the Politics of Development). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.  

Lust, Ellen. (Ed.) (2023). The Middle East. 16th Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.   

Wahman, Michael. (2023). Controlling Territory, Controlling Voters: The Electoral Geography of African Campaign Violence. Oxford: Oxford University Press.  

  

Book Chapters  

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. 83104.  

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. 620641.    

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. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, pp. 541–559.    

Goldman, Maureen M. and Paller, Jeffrey W. (2023). “The NBA’s Partnership with Rwanda,” in Chadwick, Simon, Widdop, Paul, Goldman, Michael M. (eds.) The Geopolitical Economy of Sport: Power, Politics, Money, and the State. London: Routledge, pp. 173–182.  

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. 71103.   

Lust, Ellen; Kao, Kristen; 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, pp. 213–238.   

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, UK: Cambridge University Press, pp. 157–189.  

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. 231255.   

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.) Corruption and Informal Practices in the Middle East and North Africa. London: Routledge, pp. 207–225 

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, NY: New York University Press, pp. 321–329 

Shalaby, Marwa; Allam, Nermin; and Buttorff, Gali. (2023). “When Inequalities Interconnect: Female Scholars’ Productivity amid COVID-19 Pandemic in the MENA Region,” in Stephan, Rita (ed.) COVID and Gender in the Middle East. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press.  

  

GLD Policy Briefs   

Facilitating Crowdsourcing and Citizen Participation in Local Elections through Digital Tools   
Author: Shayo, Deodatus Patrick. Eds: Bjurenvall, Sara and Shaber-Twedt, Rose. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief No.1, 2021. University of Gothenburg. 

Governing Municipal Spaces: The Importance of Addressing Sociological Factors in Boundary Reform  
Author: Kherigi, Intissar. Eds: Bjurenvall, Sara and Shaber-Twedt, Rose. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief No.2, 2021. University of Gothenburg. 
 
Knowledge as Preventor of Disease Stereotyping – Evidence from Covid-19 in Malawi and Zambia  
Authors: Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Dulani, Boniface; Ferree, Karen E.; Harris, Adam S.; Kao, Kristen; Lust, Ellen; and Metheney, Erica Ann. Eds: Bjurenvall, Sara and Shaber-Twedt, Rose. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief No.3, 2021. University of Gothenburg. 

Understanding Vaccine Hesitancy in Malawi   
Author: Ferree, Karen E. Eds: Bjurenvall, Sara and Shaber-Twedt, Rose. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief No. 4, 2021. University of Gothenburg. 

Local Councils: Representing Citizen Interests   
Authors: Blackman, Alexandra Domike; Clark, Julia; and Şaşmaz, Aytuğ. Eds: Bjurenvall, Sara and Shaber-Twedt, Rose. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief No. 5, 2021. University of Gothenburg. 

Policy Roundtable – Moroccan Elections   
Authors: Bergman, Jennifer; Lust, Ellen; and Shaber-Twedt, Rose. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief No. 6, 2021. University of Gothenburg.  

Where Mosques Can Help Women Solve Community Problems  
Authors: Brooke, Steven and Komer, Monica C. Eds. Bjurenvall, Sara and Shaber-Twedt, Rose. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief No. 7, 2022. University of Gothenburg.       

Local Governance in Afghanistan: Six Months After the Taliban Takeover  
Authors: Bjurenvall, Sara; Paller, Jeffrey W.; and Shaber-Twedt, Rose. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief No. 8, 2022. University of Gothenburg.      

Party Cadres Threaten Peaceful Elections and Everyday Life in Urban Africa   
Authors: Beardsworth, Nicole and Krönke, Matthias. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief No. 9, 2022. University of Gothenburg.     

How Civilians Can Make Rebels More Responsive   
Author: van Baalen, Sebastian. Eds. Paller, Jeffrey W. and Shaber-Twedt, Rose. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief No. 10, 2022. University of Gothenburg. 

Bridging the Research-Policy Divide to Promote Local Development   
Author: Paller, Jeffrey W. Eds. Bjurenvall, Sara and Shaber-Twedt, Rose. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief No. 11, 2022. University of Gothenburg.  

The Future of Local Governance and Development in Tunisia   
Author: Paller, Jeffrey W. Ed. Shaber-Twedt, Rose. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief No. 12, 2022. University of Gothenburg. 

Agriculture and Local Adaptation to Climate Change in the MENA   
Author: Paller, Jeffrey W. Ed. Shaber-Twedt, Rose. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief No. 13, 2022. University of Gothenburg. 

Confronting Global and Regional Inequalities to Achieve Equity and Climate Justice  
Author: Paller, Jeffery W. Eds. Lust, Ellen and Shaber-Twedt, Rose. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief No. 14, 2022. University of Gothenburg. 

The World’s Most Water Stressed Region Requires Cooperation and Diplomacy   
Author: Paller, Jeffrey W. Eds. Dafalla, Salih; Jacob, Thabit; and Shaber-Twedt, Rose. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief No. 15, 2022. University of Gothenburg. 

Listen to the Youth: The Importance of Increasing Youth Political Participation in the MENA Region  
Author: Paller, Jeffrey W. Eds: Hussein, Ghadeer; Lust, Ellen; and Shaber-Twedt, Rose. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief, No. 16, 2023. University of Gothenburg. 

Governance Beyond the State  
Author: Lust, Ellen and Paller, Jeffrey W. Ed. Shaber-Twedt, Rose. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief, No. 17, 2023. University of Gothenburg. 

Bridging the Gap between Citizen Expectations and Lawmakers’ Performance  
Author: Paller, Jeffrey W. Eds. Lust, Ellen and Shaber-Twedt, Rose. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief, No. 18, 2023. University of Gothenburg. 

Women’s Rights in the Middle East and North Africa   
Author: Paller, Jeffrey W. Eds. Lust, Ellen and Shaber-Twedt, Rose. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief, No. 19, 2023. University of Gothenburg. 

Rethinking Clientelism for Development  
Author: Paller, Jeffrey W. Eds. Baxter, Megan K.; Jöst, Prisca; Lust, Ellen; and Shaber-Twedt, Rose. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief, No. 20, 2023. University of Gothenburg. 

Rethinking Ceasefires' Ability to Alleviate Civilian Suffering  
Author: Sosnowski, M. Eds: Baxter, Megan K.; Bjurenvall, Sara; and Shaber-Twedt, R. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief, No. 21, 2023. University of Gothenburg. 

Beyond Ethnicity: Unraveling the Complexities of Political Participation in Zambia 
Author: Castman, Kiara. Eds. Baxter, Megan K.; Bjurenvall, Sara; Lust, Ellen; and Shaber-Twedt, Rose. Governance and Local Development Institute, GLD Policy Brief, No. 22, 2024. University of Gothenburg. 

  

GLD eJournal  

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

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

Gender and Local Governance, University of Gothenburg, Governance and Local Development Institute Research Paper Series, Vol. 3.  

Local Governance and Decentralization, University of Gothenburg, Governance and Local Development Institute Research Paper Series, Vol. 4.  

Non-State Governance, University of Gothenburg, Governance and Local Development Institute Research Paper Series, Vol. 5.  

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

Local Governance and Institutions, University of Gothenburg, Governance and Local Development Institute Research Paper Series, Vol. 7.  

Local Governance and Institutions, University of Gothenburg, Governance and Local Development Institute Research Paper Series, Vol. 8.   

Forced Migration, University of Gothenburg, Governance and Local Development Institute Research Paper Series, Vol. 9.   

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

Local Governance in Tunisia, University of Gothenburg, Governance and Local Development Institute Research Paper Series, Vol. 11.  

Governance and Institutions, University of Gothenburg, Governance and Local Development Institute Research Paper Series, Vol. 12.  

Covid-19, University of Gothenburg, Governance and Local Development Institute Research Paper Series, Vol. 13.  

Local Authorities, University of Gothenburg, Governance and Local Development Institute Research Paper Series, Vol. 14.  

Social Contact and Political Control, University of Gothenburg, Governance and Local Development Institute Research Paper Series, Vol. 15.  

Citizen’s Perspectives, University of Gothenburg, Governance and Local Development Institute Research Paper Series, Vol. 16.   

Citizen’s Preferences, University of Gothenburg, Governance and Local Development Institute Research Paper Series, Vol. 17.    

       

Other Publications  

Agyemang, Felix; Fox, Sean; Hagen-Zanker, Jessica; Bux Mallah, Hussein; Memon, Rashid; Paller, Jeffrey W.; and Wolf, Levi John. (2023). “Reflections on Conducting Survey Research in Cities in Low- and Middle-Income Countries” ODI Working Paper Series. Available at: https://odi.org/en/publications/practical-reflections-on-conducting-survey-research-in-cities-in-low-and-middle-income-countries/   

Bergh, Sylvia and Shalaby, Marwa. (2020). "Power to the People? The Right to Information Law in Morocco," Carnegie SADA. Available at: https://carnegieendowment.org/sada/82835#:~:text=In%20a%20nutshell%2C%20Law%2031.13,laws%2C%20data%2C%20and%20reports  

Bjurenvall, Sara. (2022) "Adaption to Climate Change Must Consider the Local," University of Gothenburg, Available at: https://www.gu.se/en/news/adaption-to-climate-change-must-consider-the-local   

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) "Which Citizens? Which services? Unpacking Demand for Improved Health, Education, Roads, Water etc.,” Oxfamblogs. Available at: https://frompoverty.oxfam.org.uk/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. Available at: https://connect.apsanet.org/s35/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2017/10/2017_15_2_APSA_CD_NL.pdf  

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/publications/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, E. (2018). "Accountability and the Challenges of Performance Voting in Africa," APSA Comparative Democratization Newsletter, 16(1), pp. 1621. Available at: https://connect.apsanet.org/s35/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2018/02/APSA-20181.pdf  

Findley, Michael G.; Harris, Adam; 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  

Grimm, Jannis J.; Lust, Ellen; Koehler, Kevin; Parkinson, Sarah E.; Schierenbeck, Isabell; Zayed, Dina. (2022). "Symposium: Back to Field: Uncertainty and Risk in Field Research," Qualitative and Multi-Method Research Newsletter, 20(2), pp. 2124. Available at: https://www.interact.fu-berlin.de/News/Grimm_QMMR.html 

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. 2226. Available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/322869818_The_Determinants_of_Local_and_National_Vote_Choice  

Hydari, Zaid and Irgil, Ezgi (2021). "Venezuelans in Colombia: Syrians in Turkey 2.0." Refugee Law Initiative Blog on Refugee Law and Forced Migration.   

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  

Irgil, Ezgi (2021). "Everyday Politics of Forced Migration: Refugees, Host Community Members, and the Local Context." Dissertation, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg 

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  

Jöst, Prisca and Lust, Ellen. (2022, August 5). "Kenya's Democracy Needs More Than Campaigns to End Vote-Buying," The Washington Post Monkey Cage. Available at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/08/05/kenya-election-august9-vote-buying/   

Jöst, Prisca and Lust, Ellen. (2023). “Social Ties amongst Lower-Income Citizens Shape Support for Vote-Buying Candidates, UNU-WIDER Blog. Available at: https://www.wider.unu.edu/publication/social-ties-amongst-lower-income-citizens-shape-support-vote-buying-candidates   

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, January 7). "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/  

Krönke, M. (2023). “Conveyor-Belts of Information: The Role of Political Parties in Basic Service Delivery in Africa,” PhD Dissertation, University of Cape Town 

Lust, Ellen and Waldner, David. (2020). "Democracy Promotion in an Age of Democratic Backsliding," Democracy and Autocracy Section Newsletter, 18(1), pp. 1622. 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/  

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

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.  

       

Reports  

Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Metheney, Erica Ann; Lust, Ellen; Hinfelaar, Marja; Dulani, Boniface; Ferree, Karen E.; Harris, Adam; and Kao, Kristen. (2020). "Covid-19 Fears," The First GLD-SAIPAR Covid-19 Survey in Zambia. Governance and Local Development Institute, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://prezi.com/i/fbdzlzkwgbm4/covidfears_zambia/  

Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Metheney, Erica Ann; Lust, Ellen; Hinfelaar, Marja; Dulani, Boniface; Ferree, Karen E.; Harris, Adam; and Kao, Kristen. (2020). "Covid-19: Trust in Authorities," The First GLD-SAIPAR Covid-19 Survey in Zambia. Governance and Local Development Institute, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://prezi.com/i/b46ibdq8clq0/trustinauthorities_zambia/  

Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Metheney, Erica Ann; Lust, Ellen; Hinfelaar, Marja; Dulani, Boniface; Ferree, Karen E.; Harris, Adam; and Kao, Kristen. (2020). "Covid-19: Response to Illness," The First GLD-SAIPAR Covid-19 Survey in Zambia. Governance and Local Development Institute, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://prezi.com/i/2sif8qfjqzed/responsetoillness_zambia/      

Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Metheney, Erica Ann; Lust, Ellen; Hinfelaar, Marja; Dulani, Boniface; Ferree, Karen E.; Harris, Adam; and Kao, Kristen. (2020). "Covid-19: Precautionary Behavior," The First GLD-SAIPAR Covid-19 Survey in Zambia. Governance and Local Development Institute, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://prezi.com/i/slivctm9hi2u/zcsr1-precautionary-brochure/  

Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Metheney, Erica Ann; Lust, Ellen; Hinfelaar, Marja; Dulani, Boniface; Ferree, Karen E.; Harris, Adam and Kao, Kristen. (2020). "Covid-19: Economic Impact," The First GLD-SAIPAR Covid-19 Survey in Zambia. Governance and Local Development Institute, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://prezi.com/i/aox1ybhfeb3o/zambia-economicimpact/   

Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Metheney, Erica Ann; Lust, Ellen; Hinfelaar, Marja; Dulani, Boniface; Ferree, Karen E.; Harris, Adam; and Kao, Kristen. (2020). "Covid-19: Vulnerabilities and Aid," The First GLD-SAIPAR Covid-19 Survey in Zambia. Governance and Local Development Institute, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://prezi.com/i/2mhbca2qqqye/covidvulnerabilities_zambia/   

Ahsan Jansson, Cecilia; Metheney, Erica Ann; Lust, Ellen; Hinfelaar, Marja; Dulani, Boniface; Ferree, Karen E.; Harris, Adam; and Kao, Kristen. (2020). "Covid-19: Community Restrictions," The First GLD-SAIPAR Covid-19 Survey in Zambia. Governance and Local Development Institute, 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). "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." Governance and Local Development Institute, 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." Governance and Local Development Institute, 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." Governance and Local Development Institute, 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; and Metheney, Erica Ann. (2020). "The Second GLD-SAIPAR Covid-19 Survey in Zambia." Governance and Local Development Institute, 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." Governance and Local Development Institute, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://prezi.com/i/view/9ldkgMCm5fIuxVSW2f7b?fbclid=IwAR1m7pZH80Ym3wKrcM2uOdoTPHVlaDmI456Kc8mwnZtsG5Q6SThql0Gtnx4   

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." Governance and Local Development Institute, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://prezi.com/i/ffmbdzpiuou0/covidfears/   

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 E.; Kao, Kristen; and Metheney, Erica Ann. The First GLD-IPOR Covid-19 Survey in Malawi. Governance and Local Development Institute, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://prezi.com/i/fictzn6qgmjb/trustinauthorities/?fbclid=IwAR0dBSwWQleQz5pZdfxwUzPo5qUel_9wfu4boDRLmxvu4ZW3S3CmTcYegM0  

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 E.; Kao, Kristenand Metheney, Erica Ann. "The First GLD-IPOR Covid-19 Survey in Malawi." Governance and Local Development Institute, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://prezi.com/i/lhys7xanqiw3/responsetoillness/?fbclid=IwAR1sRnP0TwWdYxKHm_x_oU4lVc9sGJM47EuLxb2wgle5TicJMXMEMX1TzTU  

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, KarenE. ; Kao, Kristen; and Metheney, Erica Ann. "The First GLD-IPOR Covid-19 Survey in Malawi." Governance and Local Development Institute, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://prezi.com/i/6mz6zmtkfdxe/socialreactions/   

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 E.; Kao, Kristen; and Metheney, Erica Ann. "The First GLD-IPOR Covid-19 Survey in Malawi." Governance and Local Development Institute, University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://prezi.com/i/h-c1u1woudcc/economicimpact/  

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

"The Economics of Social Science in the Middle East and North Africa: Analysis for Social Science Research and Knowledge Production in the MENA Region." Prepared for the Research Ethics in the Middle East and North Africa (REMENA) Special Commission on Social Science Research in the MENA. Contributors: Andersson, H., Bergman, J., Bjurenvall, S., Bäck Persson, K., Ghassaban Kjellén, M., Hultén, E., Jennebratt, P., Lust, E., Metheney, E.A., Nibrant, L., Saidi Phiri, V., Sigrell J., and Wakuma, S. Governance and Local Development Institute, University of Gothenburg  

Governance and Local Development Institute. (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  

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

Governance and Local Development Institute. (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  

Governance and Local Development Institute. (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  

Governance and Local Development Institute; 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  

Governance and Local Development Institute; 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  

Governance and Local Development Institute; 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  

Governance and Local Development Institute; 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  

Governance and Local Development Institute; 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  

Governance and Local Development Institute; 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   

Governance and Local Development Institute. (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  

Working Papers  

Abouassi, Khaldoun and Trent, Deborah L. (2016). "NGO Accountability from an NGO Perspective: Their Perceptions, Strategies, and Practices," 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," 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," 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   

Auerbach, Adam and Kumar, Tanu. (2023). "Politics in the Urban Periphery: Citizen-Led Expansion and Informality at the Edges of India’s Cities, Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series, No.63. University of Gothenburg. Available At:  https://gld.gu.se/media/2985/gld_workingpaper_63_auerbachkumar_202303.pdf      

Bandyopadhyay, Sanghamitra and Green, Elliott. (2023). “Explaining Ethno-Regional Favouritism in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series, No.64. University of Gothenburg. Available At: https://gld.gu.se/media/3013/gld-working-paper-64.pdf      

Barnett, Carolyn and Shalaby, Marwa. (2021). Success Beyond Gender Quotas: Gender, Local Politics, and Clientelism in Morocco, 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, 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? 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," 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?" Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series, No. 16. University of Gothenburg.  

Bob-Millar, George M. and Paller, Jeffrey W. (2022). "The Social Embeddedness of Elections: Ghana's 2016 and 2020 Campaigns" Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series, No. 60. University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/2826/gld_wp_60.pdf  

Bollen, Paige. (2022). “The (Spatial) Ties that Bind: Frequent Casual Contact, the Shadow of the Future, and Prosociality across Ethnic Divisions.” Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series, No. 58. University of Gothenburg. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/media/2712/wp-58.pdf   

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

Bozcaga, Tugba. (2023). "Members of the Same Club? Subnational Variations in Electoral Returns to Public Goods," Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series, No. 66. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/en/publications/gld-working-papers/wp66-members-of-the-same-club-subnational-variations-in-electoral-returns-to-public-goods/    

Brooke, Steven and Komer, Monica C. (2021). "How Gender and Local State Capacity Shape Citizens’ Use of the Mosque," 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      

Brooke, Steven and Bukley, David T. (2021). "Parish-Based Responses to the Philippine Drug War." Governance and Local Development Working Paper Series, No. 52. University of Gothenburg. Available at: https://gld.gu.se/media/2408/gld-wokring-paper-52.pdf   

Cammett, Melani and Şaşmaz, Aytuğ. (2021). Equity with Prejudice: International NGOs and Healthcare Delivery in Refugee Crises, 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, 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," 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," 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," 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," 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," 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  

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