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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
AD67: Par où commencer? Concilier les objectifs de développement durable et les priorités populaires Par où commencer? A quoi faut-il accorder la priorité, parmi tant de besoins et de rêves? 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
WP163: Liberation technology: Mobile phones and political mobilization in Africa Can digital information and communication technology foster mass political mobilization? 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
AD5: World AIDS Day: Most African governments win high marks for efforts to fight HIV/AIDS HIV and AIDS remains the leading cause of death in Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa, the hardest-hit region, is home to 71% of the world’s 35 million people living with HIV, including 91% of the world’s HIV-infected children. Despite these grim statistics,... Read more
AD74: Bons voisins? Les Africains démontrent un sens élevé de la tolérance envers beaucoup, mais pas tous Alors que l'Afrique est souvent décrite comme le continent des divisions ethniques et religieuses et de l'intolérance, les résultats démontrent un niveau élevé d'acceptation des autres groupes ethniques, des autres religions, des immigrés... Read more
PP1: Après une décennie de croissance en Afrique, peu de changement de la pauvreté pour le peuple De nouvelles données de Round 5 de l’Afrobaromètre, recueillies dans 34 pays – chiffre sans précédent – entre octobre 2011 et juin 2013, montrent que la « pauvreté vécue » reste très répandue sur le continent. Ces données, se basant sur les opinions et... Read more
WP170: Public trust in elections: The role of media freedom and election management autonomy What role do media freedom and election management autonomy play? Read more
WP157: Political risks facing African democracies: Evidence from Afrobarometer Where are African countries headed politically? How resilient are Africa’s governments, regimes, and states? What are the characteristics of political risk? This paper is motivated by a desire to discover whether it is possible to identify early-warning... Read more

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