Content by Luke Sonnet
There exists a large gap in political participation between genders in Pakistan. This project looks to explain part of this gap by studying how social networks condition the political participation of males and females in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Past research has shown that women are less willing to express their political preferences than men (Khan 2017). In addition,...
Publication - Project Report
This project provides politicians in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province useful tools to gather actionable information about voter preferences over public goods and, reciprocally, provides voters high-value information about upcoming policy decisions. Elections are blunt instruments for ensuring responsiveness by public officials to voter preferences. At best,...