Publications

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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How football can build national unity and reduce interethnic conflict in Africa. Read more
Tax compliance in Africa: Citizens affirm paying taxes as a civic duty but lack trust in tax department. Read more
The autocratic trust bias: Surveys in less democratic countries show self-censorship on sensitive questions. Read more
Access to justice? Citizen distrust, perceptions of corruption mark Sierra Leone’s court system. Read more
How Ebola decreased political participation: Evidence from Sierra Leone. Read more
AD159: Quelles appréciations les Maliens ont-ils de la citoyenneté?
Citoyenneté au Mali: plus faible dans les régions du Nord. Available only in French. Read more
Majority of Africans say corruption increased, believe ordinary people can make a difference. 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

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