Policy

Where possible, I share my policy-relevant research with those in the policy space, broadly writ. Featured here are policy discussions, debates, and briefs related to my research.

Political Debates in Uganda: Opportunities and Challenges, August 2017

Panel discussion on political debates in Uganda, held as part of the research dissemination event of Meet the Candidates. Panel moderated by Charles Mwanguhya (The East African), featuring Hon. Alice Alaso (Acting President, Forum for Democratic Change), Hon. Miria Matembe (Activist), Mr. Ofwono Opondo (Uganda Media Centre), and Mr. Sam Rwakoojo (Electoral Commission).

Meet the Candidates: Videos and Voting Behavior in Uganda, August 2017

Policy brief highlighting the main findings of the Meet the Candidates project. Finding s suggest watching video interviews of parliamentary candidates during party primary and multiparty elections increases knowledge about the candidates and increases the likelihood that voters change away from their intended vote choice on Election Day.

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Candidate for Member of Parliament being recorded for “Meet the Candidates” video, Kampala, Uganda

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Can text messages improve local governance? An impact evaluation of the U-bridge program in Uganda (USAID Evaluation Report), October 2017