Local Electoral Incentives and Decentralized Program Performance
NBER Working Paper No. 16635
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We are indebted to Kathy Lindert, Bénédicte de la Brière, Donald Nelson, Lucia Chaves, Simone Cabral Marinho dos Santos, Irles Mayorga, and Julia Morim in helping us implement this research project, and to the World Bank, the UNESCO, and the UK Department for International Development for financial assistance in covering the cost of the survey. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.