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WP165: Décentralisation et qualité de l’offre de services socio-publics en Afrique subsaharienne L’objectif du présent papier est d’analyser, du point de vue purement microéconomique, l’impact de la décentralisation sur la qualité de l’offre des services socio-publics en Afrique sub-saharienne. Read more
WP171: Do electoral handouts affect voting behavior? Evidence from five African countries shows little to no effect on voter turnout or vote shares. Read more
BP54: East African Federation: Tanzanians favor greater economic integration, but wary of stronger political links The East African Community was originally comprised of three countries: Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. These three states have a history of cooperation dating back to the early 20th century, including the Customs Union between Kenya and Uganda in 1917,... Read more
AD16: Inadequate access, poor government performance make water a top priority in Africa According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 748 million people do not have access to improved drinking water, including 325 million in sub-Saharan Africa. About 2.5 billion people live without improved sanitation (WHO, 2014). Read more
WP153: Do men and women have different policy preferences, and if so, why? Gender quotas to increase women’s representation are often motivated by the assumption that men and women have different policy preferences. In Africa – where gender quotas have been particularly widespread – we find that gender differences in... Read more
PP16: Support for the formation of a federation of East African states: Citizens’ attitudes in Kenya and Tanzania Political leaders in the five countries of the East African Community (EAC) – Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi – have made concerted efforts to promote the benefits of an East African Federation (EAF). The signing of regional integration... Read more
AD131: Weak support and limited participation hinder women’s political leadership in North Africa Should women have the same chance of being elected as men? Read more
PP4: L’inefficacité des gouvernements dans la lutte contre la corruption Une majorité des habitants des 34 pays africains condamnent les efforts de leurs gouvernements en matière de lutte contre la corruption, selon les enquêtes réalisées par Afrobaromètre auprès de plus de 51 000 citoyens entre octobre 2011 et juin 2013. Read more
AD75: Hors réseau ou « marche-arrêt » : La majorité des Africains manquent d’électricité fiable L'électricité est un problème important, mais pas leur problème le plus important, selon les citoyens enquêtés. Read more
AD27: African publics back rights, responsibilities of media watchdogs Journalists have little doubt that a free and effective news media is a cornerstone of democracy and development. But do their customers – everyday citizens and consumers of news – agree with them, and thus help provide the backing that journalists need... Read more

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