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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Majority of Africans say corruption increased, believe ordinary people can make a difference. Read more
Round 7 summary of results for Malawi (2017). Read more
Despite broad support for women’s equality and opportunities, women continue to trail men in political participation in Malawi. Read more
AD149: Is Malawi losing the battle against ‘Cashgate’?
Three-fourths of Malawians say government is doing a poor job in the fight against corruption. Read more
The most recent national elections in Malawi (2014) were highly contested, and the results were heavily disputed. 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
Struggling medical systems confront governments and citizens with difficult choices: Needed investment in the medical sector must compete with other priorities, and increasing health spending by cutting other programs may not be a popular or even... Read more
Afrobarometer surveys in 36 African countries offer some encouraging news: Most Africans feel at least “somewhat free” to join any political group they want. But only 21 of 36 countries have majorities who feel “completely free,” and some countries have... Read more
PP36: Do Africans still want democracy?
Democratic consolidation in Africa: recent setbacks, long-term gains. Read more

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