Lily Tsai

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science

Associate Professor

77 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02139

United States

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Outspoken Insiders: Political Connections and Citizen Participation in Authoritarian China

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2014-16
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 22 May 2017
Lily Tsai and Yiqing Xu
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science
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authoritarianism, mobilization, complaint making, resource model, state-society relations, political connections, political participation

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Does Information Lead to More Active Citizenship? Evidence from an Education Intervention in Rural Kenya

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2013-2
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Mar 2013
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Kenya, Africa, Information, Accountability, Education, Field Experiments

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The Role of Retributive Justice in Citizen Evaluations of Government: The Case of China

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-24
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 21 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2018
Lily Tsai, Minh Trinh and Shiyao Liu
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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China, retributive, justice, citizen, government

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Public Health and Public Trust: Evidence from the Ebola Virus Disease Epidemic in Liberia

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-6
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2018
Robert Blair, Benjamin Morse and Lily Tsai
Brown University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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Ebola Virus Disease, trust in government, Liberia, household surveys, epidemics

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Building Trust and Cooperation in Weak States: Persuasion and Source Accountability in Liberia during the 2014-2015 Ebola Crisis

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-01, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2019-01
Posted: 05 Mar 2019
Lily Tsai, Benjamin Morse and Robert Blair
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science and Brown University

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Ebola Virus Disease, trust in government, Liberia, household surveys, epidemics

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When Do Citizens Want Representation in Exchange for Taxation? An Experimental Study of Property Tax in Urban China

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-36
Posted: 17 Nov 2016
Xiaobo Lü and Lily Tsai
University of Texas at Austin and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science

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Tax compliance, conjoint experiment, retributive justice, state building, state capacity, representation, property tax, political efficacy, institutional outsiders