Can Informed Public Deliberation Overcome Clientelism? Experimental Evidence from Benin

Can Informed Public Deliberation Overcome Clientelism? Experimental Evidence from Benin
Monday, March 11, 2013

Town hall meetings to discuss candidates' policy platforms, followed by an open debate of the proposed policies, reduced self-reported measures of clientelism, with no effect on voter turnout in Benin.

Fujiwara & Wantchekon, 2013