Public disclosure as a political incentive: Evidence from municipal elections in India

Feb 24, 12:25 PM
Councilors who thought performance reports would be published before an election invested more in infrastructure, with positive impacts on re-election
Read “Public Information is an Incentive for Politicians: Experimental Evidence from Delhi Elections” by Abhijit Banerjee, Nils Enevoldsen, Rohini Pande, and Michael Walton here.