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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L’une des fonctions régaliennes de tout état est d’assurer la sécurité des personnes et des biens. Read more
Does proportional representation encourage citizen protests? Evidence from Africa. Read more
La sécurité des personnes, un des facteurs importants pour le bien-être de la population ainsi que le climat des investissements, ne peut être chose effective sans la proximité des forces de l’ordre avec la population, leur professionnalisme, et leur... Read more
Why do so many crime victims in Africa not report to the police? It’s less about trust and more about access. Read more
AD198: Tolerance in Benin: Progress and challenges
La tolérance sociale au Bénin: Aquis et défis Read more
WP179: Electricity provision and tax mobilization in Africa
How reliable electricity in Africa could jump-start tax compliance – and pay for itself. Read more
Faced with the disappointing performance of centralized systems, many African states opted for decentralization in the 1990s in a bid to ensure that their citizens receive quality services (Anago, 2009). Read more
Checks on presidential power: African citizens see important roles for voters, Parliament, courts, media Read more
L’éducation au Bénin: Les citoyens approuvent la gratuité mais préfèrent la qualité. Read more
How football can build national unity and reduce interethnic conflict in Africa. Read more

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