Making Policies Matter: Voter Responses to Campaign Promises
NBER Working Paper No. 24785
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This project would not have been possible without the support and cooperation of PPCRV volunteers in Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur. We are grateful to Adlai Newson, Judith Punzalan, and Charis Tolentino for excellent research assistance and to Prudenciano Gordoncillo and the UPLB team for collecting the data. We thank Matilde Bombardini, Pascaline Dupas as well as conference and seminar participants at UC Berkeley, the Hoover Institution, LSE, NYU, Queen’s University Belfast, Queen Mary London, Stanford GSB, Stockholm School of Economics, Tsinghua, UCLA, USC, Yale, Yale-NUS and Warwick for comments. We are grateful for funding from Yale-NUS. The project received ethics approval from NUS (A-16-081) and UBC (H16-00502). The opinions and conclusions expressed here are those of the authors and not those of the Inter-American Development Bank. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.