Fengming Lu is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Political Science at Duke University. In AY 2018-2020, he will be a postdoctoral fellow of the Peking-Princeton Postdoctoral Program (PPPP). His research interests include authoritarian politics, behavioral politics, the role of information in politics, and the political economy of China. His research utilizes historical and observational data, original survey data, Bayesian statistics, and a series of (quasi-)experimental designs.