Publications 2019 Platas, Melina R., and Pia Raffler. “Candidate Videos and Vote Choice in Ugandan Parliamentary Elections,” Information and Accountability: A New Method for Cumulative Learning. Edited by Thad Dunning et al. Cambridge University Press. 2018 Adida, Claire, Adeline Lo, and Melina R. Platas. “Perspective taking can promote short-term inclusionary behavior toward Syrian refugees,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Grossman, Guy, Melina R. Platas, and Jonathan Rodden. “Crowdsourcing Accountability: ICT for Service Delivery,” World Development, 112: 74-87 [Supplementary Information] [Replication Data] Adida, Claire, Kim Yi Dionne, and Melina R. Platas. “Ebola, elections, and immigration: how politicizing an epidemic can shape public attitudes,“ Politics, Groups, and Identities. 2015 Lee, Melissa and Melina Platas Izama. “Aid Externalities: Evidence from PEPFAR in Africa,” World Development, 67: 281-294. 2014 Platas Izama, Melina. “Muslim Education in Africa: Trends and Attitudes Toward Faith-Based Schools,” Review of Faith and International Affairs, 12(2): 38-50.