BBISS Seminar Series - Anjali Thomas
Pipe Dreams: How Bureaucratic Hurdles and Identity Politics Shape Water Access in Urban India
Anjali Thomas, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Director, Nunn School Program in Global Development, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology
April 13, 2023, 3 - 4 PM ET
Hybrid Event - Teams Link
BBISS Offices, 760 Spring Street, Suite 118
Refreshments will be served.
Abstract: Water scarcity is a pressing problem faced by poorer citizens across the globe. Using a large factorial field experiment in Mumbai, we assess how a bureaucratic facilitation drive and a political coordination campaign impacted the likelihood that informal settlement-dwellers secured municipal water connections.