Guy Grossman

Guy Grossman is an Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania.

His research is in applied political economy, with a substantive focus on the intersection of technology and governance, political accountability, forced migration and conflict processes, and a regional focus on sub-Saharan Africa and Israel-Palestine

Content by Guy Grossman
  • Publications Reader Item

    Information and electoral accountability

    17 Dec 2019

  • Publication - Growth Brief

    Information and electoral accountability

    Do more informed voters elect more qualified candidates? Numerous studies of varying scale and context reveal mixed evidence. Evidence appears stronger for structural interventions and mass communication than for more targeted interventions. Democracy is said to give citizens agency, as elections make it possible for them to remove poorly performing politicians....

    11 Dec 2019 | Guy Grossman, Macartan Humphreys, Valerie Mueller