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Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

Sanitation and Property Tax Compliance: Analyzing the Social Contract in Brazil, with Mark Walker, Michael Carlos Best, François Gerard & Joana Naritomi, Journal of Development Economics, Vol 160, 2023

Featured as a research highlight in Nature Water volume 1, page 19 (2023)Additional coverage at VoxDev

Story of the Hurricane: Government, NGOs, and the Difference in Disaster Relief Targeting, with Ben Fitch-Fleischmann, Journal of Development Economics, Vol 152, 2021

Additional coverage at VoxDev

Externalities and Spillovers from Sanitation and Waste Management in Urban and Rural Neighborhoods, with Molly Lipscomb & Laura Schechter, Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, Vol 42(3), 2020

The Buck Stops Where? Federalism, Uncertainty, and Investment in the Brazilian Water and Sanitation Sector, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Vol 12(3), 2020

Featured as a research highlight at the American Economic Association

Political Determinants of Investment in Water and Sanitation: Evidence from Brazilian Elections, with Rodrigo Schneider, Economics Letters, Vol 189, 2020

(Not So) Gently Down The Stream: River Pollution and Health in Indonesia, with Teevrat Garg, Stuart Hamilton, Jacob Hochard & John Talbot, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol 92, 2018

Remote-Sensing Supports Economic Inference in Developing Countries, with Jacob Hochard,  GEOValue: The Socioeconomic Value of Geospatial Information, Ch 13,  2017

The Effects of Home-Based HIV Counseling and Testing on HIV/AIDS Stigma among Individuals and Community Leaders in Western Kenya: Evidence from a Cluster-Randomized Trial, with Corinne Low, Cristian Pop-Eleches, Winnie Rono, Angeli Kirk, Samson Ndege, Markus Goldstein & Harsha Thirumurthy, AIDS Care, Vol 25, 2013

Published under name "Evan Plous"

Production and use of biodegradable materials for incorporation in a non-toxic, eco-friendly battery, Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, Vol 110, 2007

Published under name "Evan Plous"

Selected Working Papers & Works in Progress

Greener On The Other Side: Inequity and Tax Compliance, with Michael Carlos Best, Luigi Caloi, François Gerard, Joana Naritomi & Laura Zoratto

What We Do in the Shadows: How Urban Density Facilitates Information Diffusion, with Qing Zhang

The Devil's in the Details: Discretion and Overspecification in Public Procurement, with Hannah Kris