Associate Professor
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Additional Campus Affiliations

Research Interests

  • foreign aid; development; corruption; Indonesia; Brazil

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Weitz-Shapiro, Rebecca, and Matthew S Winters Discerning Corruption: Credible Accusations and the Punishment of Politicians in Braz Journal of Politics 79 1 2017, p. 60-74.
Reynolds, Evangeline, and Matthew S Winters Foreign Aid Funnel? A Placebo-Based Assessment of Aid Spikes to Non-Permanent U.N. Security Council Members Research and Politics 3 1 2016, p. 1-9.
Winters, Matthew S, and Rebecca Weitz-Shapiro Who’s in Charge Here? Voter Punishment of Municipal Corruption Political Research Quarterly 69 2 2016, p. 207-19.
Dietrich, Simone, and Matthew S Winters Foreign Aid and Government Legitimacy Journal of Experimental Political Science 2015.
Winters, Matthew S, and Matthew Cawvey Governance Obstacles to Geothermal Energy Development in Indonesia Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs 34 1 2015, p. 27-56.
Winters, Matthew S, and Ashlea Rundlett The Challenges of Untangling the Relationship between Participation and Happiness Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations 26 1 2015, p. 5-23.
Winters, Matthew S, and Gina Martinez The Role of Governance in Determining Foreign Aid Flow Composition World Development 66 2015, p. 516-31.
Winters, Matthew S, Abdul Gaffar Karim, and Berly Martawardaya Public Service Provision under Conditions of Insufficient Citizen Demand: Insights from the Urban Sanitation Sector in Indonesia World Development 60 2014, p. 31-42.
Targeting, Accountability and Capture in Development Projects International Studies Quarterly 2014. Article.
Winters, Matthew S, and Rebecca Weitz-Shapiro Lacking Information or Condoning Corruption: When Do Voters Support Corrupt Politicians? Comparative Politics 45 4 2013, p. 418-36. Article.
Winters, Matthew S, and John A Gould Betting on Oil: The World's Bank's Attempt to Promote Accountability in Chad Global Governance 17 2 2011, p. 229-246.
Winters, Matthew S, and Rebecca Weitz-Shapiro The Link Between Voting and Life Satisfaction in Latin America Latin American Politics and Society 53 4 2011.
Accountability, Participation and Foreign Aid Effectiveness International Studies Review 2010.
Choosing to Target: What Types of Countries Get Different Types of World Bank Projects World Politics 2010.

Book Contributions

Winters, Matthew S, and Shyam Kulkarni The World Bank in the Post-Structural Adjustment Era Handbook of Global Economic Governance: Players, Power and Paradigms The World Bank in the Post-Structural Adjustment Era New York Routledge 2014.
Winters, Matthew S, Paul Testa, and Mark M Fredrickson Using Field Experiments to Understand Information as an Antidote to Corruption New Advances in Experimental Research on Corruption Using Field Experiments to Understand Information as an Antidote to Corruption Emerald Group 2012.