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Noah Nathan is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan and a Faculty Associate at the University’s Center for Political Studies. His research focuses on political behavior, clientelism, and the development of political parties in new democracies in Africa. His forthcoming Cambridge University Press book, Electoral Politics and Africa’s Urban Transition: Class and Ethnicity in Ghana, examines electoral competition in urban Africa. His other work has been published in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, and the British Journal of Political Science. He completed my PhD at Harvard University’s Department of Government in 2016.
Nathan, Noah L. Electoral Politics And Africa’s Urban Transition: Class and Ethnicity in Ghana. Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Nathan, Noah L. “Local Ethnic Geography, Expectations of Favoritism, and Voting in Urban Ghana.” Comparative Political Studies, vol. 49, no. 14, 2016, pp. 1896–1929., doi:10.1177/0010414016655540.
Noah Nathan, “Local Ethnic Geography, Expectations of Favoritism, and Voting in Urban Ghana,” Forthcoming at Comparative Political Studies, 2016.
Noah Nathan, “Does Participation Reinforce Patronage? Policy Preferences, Turnout, and Class in Urban Ghana,” Forthcoming at British Journal of Political Science, 2016
Nahomi Ichino and Noah Nathan, “Crossing the Line: Local Ethnic Geography and Voting in Ghana,” American Political Science Review, 107(2): 344-61, 2013
Nahomi Ichino and Noah Nathan, “Do Primaries Improve Electoral Performance? Clientelism and Intra-Party Conflict in Ghana,” American Journal of Political Science 57(3): 428-41, 2013