fieldwork in são tomé and príncipe (west africa)

randomized experiment - 2006

I have designed, organized (including the recruitment and training of a local team of 11 collaborators), and conducted a Randomized Experiment on Vote Buying during the Presidential Elections of July 30th 2006.

This experiment included:

This experiment was aimed at assessing the effects of the campaign, not only in terms of vote buying reports/perceptions, but also in terms of voting behavior (turnout, vote) by the panel of respondents. By proving that the campaign has effects on vote buying we are able to identify effects of vote buying on voting bahavior.

 

In the pre-election questionnaire we also gathered data on:

This page is intended to provide an introduction to my work in the Summer 2006.

 

SEE A REPORT ON THE TV ABOUT THIS PROJECT (RTP - PORTUGUESE STATE TV BROADCASTING IN AFRICA) - Click here:

 

Fieldwork (June-August, 2006):