Voter information campaigns and political accountability: Cumulative findings from a preregistered meta-analysis of coordinated trials

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Science Advances  03 Jul 2019:
Vol. 5, no. 7, eaaw2612
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaw2612

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vol. 5 no. 7

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  • Received for publication December 3, 2018
  • Accepted for publication May 24, 2019
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  1. Thad Dunning1,*,
  2. Guy Grossman2,
  3. Macartan Humphreys3,4,
  4. Susan D. Hyde1,
  5. Craig McIntosh5,
  6. Gareth Nellis6,
  7. Claire L. Adida6,
  8. Eric Arias7,
  9. Clara Bicalho4,
  10. Taylor C. Boas8,
  11. Mark T. Buntaine9,
  12. Simon Chauchard10,
  13. Anirvan Chowdhury1,
  14. Jessica Gottlieb11,
  15. F. Daniel Hidalgo12,
  16. Marcus Holmlund13,
  17. Ryan Jablonski14,
  18. Eric Kramon15,
  19. Horacio Larreguy16,
  20. Malte Lierl17,
  21. John Marshall3,
  22. Gwyneth McClendon18,
  23. Marcus A. Melo19,
  24. Daniel L. Nielson20,
  25. Paula M. Pickering7,
  26. Melina R. Platas21,
  27. Pablo Querubín18,
  28. Pia Raffler16 and
  29. Neelanjan Sircar22,23
  1. 1Department of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA.
  2. 2Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  3. 3Department of Political Science, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.
  4. 4WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Berlin, Brandenburg, Germany.
  5. 5School of Global Policy and Strategy, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA.
  6. 6Department of Political Science, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA.
  7. 7Government Department, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, USA.
  8. 8Department of Political Science, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA.
  9. 9Bren School of Environmental Science and Management and Department of Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, USA.
  10. 10School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.
  11. 11Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA.
  12. 12Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA.
  13. 13Development Impact Evaluation, The World Bank, Washington, DC, USA.
  14. 14Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.
  15. 15Department of Political Science, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA.
  16. 16Department of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA.
  17. 17Institute of African Affairs, German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg, Germany.
  18. 18Department of Politics, New York University, New York, NY, USA.
  19. 19PPGA de Ciência Política, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil.
  20. 20Department of Political Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA.
  21. 21Division of Social Science, New York University Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
  22. 22Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, India.
  23. 23Ashoka University, Sonipat, Haryana, India.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: thad.dunning{at}


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