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Ellen Lust


Ellen Lust
+46 31 786 6534

Room number: B522
Postal Address: Box 711, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 41123 Göteborg

Department of Political Science (More Information)
Box 711
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 411 23 Göteborg

About Ellen Lust


Ellen Lust is the Founding Director of the Programs on Governance and Local Development at Yale University (est. 2013) and at the University of Gothenburg (est. 2015), and Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Gothenburg. She also serves as a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Project on Middle East Democracy in Washington, DC. She received her M.A. in Modern Middle East and North African Studies (1993) and PhD in Political Science from the University of Michigan (1997). She held faculty positions at Rice University and Yale University, and was a visiting scholar at the Institute of Graduate Studies (Geneva, Switzerland) and the Straus Institute at NYU.

Ellen has conducted fieldwork and implemented surveys in Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria and Tunisia. She has authored numerous books and articles, including most recently, Trust, Voice and Incentives: Learning from Local Successes in Service Delivery in the Middle East and North Africa, (Washington, DC: World Bank, 2015) in collaboration with Hana Brixi and Michael Woolcock.

Her current research is aimed at developing local governance indicators and examining the role of social institutions in governance. She was a co-founder of the Transitional Governance Project, a founding associate editor of Middle East Law and Governance, and has served as an advisor and consultant to such organizations as the Carter Center, Freedom House, NDI, UNDEF, UNDP, USAID, and the World Bank. Foundations such as the Moulay Hicham Foundation, National Science Foundation, Social Science Research Council, and the Swedish Research Council have supported her work. More at http://gld.commons.yale.edu/ and http://transitionalgovernanceproject.org


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Governance and Service Delivery in the Middle East and North Africa
Adam Harris, Kristen Kao, Ellen Lust, Jens Ewald, Petter Holmgren
The Program on Governance and Local Development (GLD), Working paper 2017
Working paper

Multiple Measurements, Elusive Agreement, and Unstable Outcomes in the Study of Regime Change
Hans Lueders, Ellen Lust
Gothenburg, University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: Working Paper No. 52. September 2017, Working paper 2017
Working paper

Poor People’s Beliefs and the Dynamics of Clientelism
Miquel Pellicer, Eva Wegner, Lindsay Benstead, Ellen Lust
The Program on Governance and Local Development (GLD), Working paper 2017
Working paper

Money Machine: Do the Poor Demand Clientelism?
Kristen Kao, Ellen Lust, Lise Rakner
The Program on Governance and Local Development (GLD), Working paper 2017
Working paper

Not the Only Game in Town: Local-Level Representation in Transitions
Ellen Lust, Emanuela Dalmasso, Janine Clark
The Program on Governance and Local Development (GLD), Working paper 2017
Working paper

Using Tablet Computers to Implement Surveys in Challenging Environments
Lindsay J. Benstead, Kristen Kao, Pierre F. Landry, Ellen Lust, Dhafer Malouche
Survey Practice, Journal article 2017
Journal article


We Don’t Need No Education: Resource Endowments and the Demand for Social Service Provision
Jumana Alaref, Hans Lueders, Ellen Lust
The Program on Governance and Local Development (GLD), Working paper 2016
Working paper

Why fear explains the failure of Egypt’s revolution
Ellen Lust, Jakob Wichmann, Gamal Soltan
The Washington Post, Newspaper article 2016
Newspaper article

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