How are memories of violence and repression reformulated in current policies, and how do these policies shape contemporary political attitudes? My research brings a multi-method approach to study this question.

Working Papers

Balcells, Laia, Valeria Palanza, and Elsa Voytas. Do museums promote reconciliation? A field experiment on transitional justice. 2018. Under review.


Works in Progress

My dissertation


Voytas, Elsa. What factors predict a donor’s aid transparency? On the First Tranche. AidData. 2013.

Voytas, Elsa. What can photos of garbage tell us about foreign aid? On the First Tranche. AidData. 2013.