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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Mozambique’s resource wealth. Are ordinary citizens benefiting from natural-resource exploitation? Read more
Should women have the same chance of being elected as men? Read more
How do Zimbabweans perceive their institutions of accountability? Afrobarometer survey data suggest that accountability is firmly anchored as an essential tenet in governance. Read more
Depuis 1988, les Guinéens ont progressivement retrouvé leur liberté d’adhérer à toute organisation politique de leur choix et de voter pour leur candidat. 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
Citizens favour renewable energy even if it means higher electricity bills. Read more
A report by South Africa’s Public Protector has triggered the latest scandal involving President Jacob Zuma and other state officials, who are accused of improper and unethical conduct in the awarding of state contracts. The report was released as the... Read more
Based on survey responses in late 2014, Kenyans offering positive assessments of economic conditions are still a minority – but a growing minority. Read more
How tolerant are Zimbabweans? Afrobarometer Round 6 survey findings may serve as a baseline for efforts aimed at bringing people together and fostering a culture of tolerance where diversity is celebrated. Read more
AD123: ‘Neither good nor bad’: São Toméans critical but optimistic about economic performance
São Toméans critical but optimistic about economic performance. Read more

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