Fotini Christia

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

Professor

77 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02139

United States

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Scholarly Papers (13)

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Can Development Programs Counter Insurgencies?: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2011-14
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2018
Andrew Beath, Fotini Christia and Ruben Enikolopov
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
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conflict; development; aid; field experiment; Afghanistan

Do Elected Councils Improve Governance? Experimental Evidence on Local Institutions in Afghanistan

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2013-24
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2019
Andrew Beath, Fotini Christia and Ruben Enikolopov
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
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political institutions, field experiment, democratization, governance quality

Do Elected Councils Improve Governance? Experimental Evidence on Local Institutions in Afghanistan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6510
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Andrew Beath, Fotini Christia and Ruben Enikolopov
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
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Social Accountability, Governance Indicators, National Governance, Housing & Human Habitats, Peri-Urban Communities

Direct Democracy and Resource Allocation: Experimental Evidence from Afghanistan

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2011-6
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2016
Andrew Beath, Fotini Christia and Ruben Enikolopov
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
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political institutions, field experiment, electoral system, direct democracy

Direct Democracy and Resource Allocation: Experimental Evidence from Afghanistan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6133
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Andrew Beath, Fotini Christia and Ruben Enikolopov
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
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Housing & Human Habitats, Social Accountability, Rural Urban Linkages, Peri-Urban Communities, Parliamentary Government

Empowering Women: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6269
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Andrew Beath, Fotini Christia and Ruben Enikolopov
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
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Gender and Law, Gender and Health, Housing & Human Habitats, Anthropology, Gender and Development

Empowering Women through Development Aid: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Political Science Department Working Paper No. 2012-13
Posted: 29 May 2012 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2016
Andrew Beath, Fotini Christia and Ruben Enikolopov
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Institute of Political Economy and Governance

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Economics of gender, field experiment, Afghanistan

Electoral Rules and Political Selection: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2013-27
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 10 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2015
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
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Electoral Rules and Political Selection: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7361
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
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Conflict and Fragile States, Social Development & Poverty, Inequality

Electoral Rules and the Quality of Politicians: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan

NBER Working Paper No. w20082
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 06 May 2014
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
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Winning Hearts and Minds Through Development: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Aug 2013
Andrew Beath, Fotini Christia and Ruben Enikolopov
Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
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community driven development, field experiment, conflict, counterinsurgency, Afghanistan

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To Karbala: Surveying Religious Shi'a from Iran and Iraq

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-39
Number of pages: 180 Posted: 15 Dec 2016
Fotini Christia, Elizabeth Dekeyser and Dean Knox
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science and Microsoft Corporation - Microsoft Research, New York City
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survey methodology, public opinion, Shia Islam, religion, Iran, Iraq

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The National Solidarity Program: Assessing the Effects of Community-Driven Development in Afghanistan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7415
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Andrew Beath, Fotini Christia and Ruben Enikolopov
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
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Conflict and Fragile States, Social Development & Poverty, Inequality

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Winning Hearts and Minds Through Development? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6129
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2018
Andrew Beath, Fotini Christia and Ruben Enikolopov
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
Downloads 76 (380,279)
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Labor Policies, Subnational Economic Development, E-Business, Post Conflict Reconstruction, Housing & Human Habitats

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Imams and Businessmen: Islamist Service Provision in Turkey

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2020-10
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Nov 2020
Tugba Bozcaga and Fotini Christia
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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imam, islam, turkey, businessmen, service delivery, support, politic, Gulen, resource, spatial variation, data

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The Nature and Origins of Sectarian Animosity

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-9
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 07 May 2019
Fotini Christia, Elizabeth Dekeyser and Dean Knox
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Political Science and Princeton University
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sect, sectarianism, Shi'a, pilgrimage, Iraq, Iran, gender, religion, Islam

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Empowering Women Through Development Aid: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Aug 2013
Andrew Beath, Fotini Christia and Ruben Enikolopov
Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
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State Capacity Redux: Integrating Classical and Experimental Contributions to an Enduring Debate

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 21, pp. 71-91, 2018
Posted: 17 Jun 2018
Elissa Berwick and Fotini Christia
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science

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