Publications

Introduction

Welcome to the Afrobarometer publications section. For short, topical analyses, try our briefing papers (for survey rounds 1-5) and dispatches (starting with Round 6). For longer, more technical analyses of policy issues, check our policy papers. Our working papers are full-length analytical pieces developed for publication in academic journals or books. You can also search the entire publications database by keyword(s), language, country, and/or author.

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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
Despite progress, one-fourth of Ghanaians still experience water shortage. Read more
Popular trust in courts is high, but long delays, high costs, corruption, and complex procedures are barriers to access. Read more
What role do media freedom and election management autonomy play? Read more
Access to justice for all citizens has long been recognized as a cornerstone of democracy, good governance, and effective and equitable development. Read more
More Egyptians are satisfied with their democracy and trust their president, but other indicators are less encouraging. Read more
Das pessoas, para as pessoas? Atitudes para a partilha da receita dos recursos em Moçambique Read more
Mozambique’s resource wealth. Are ordinary citizens benefiting from natural-resource exploitation? Read more
Five Southern African countries have democracies dominated by parties that emerged from liberation movements and have governed since independence: Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. Read more
Should women have the same chance of being elected as men? Read more

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