BP131: Examining government and public officials’ accountability and responsiveness

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Briefing papers
2014
131
Thompson, Lena

This briefing paper assesses citizens’ perceptions of government and public officials’ accountability and responsiveness using the first Afrobarometer survey data collected in Sierra Leonean in 2012. This survey and analysis comes against a backdrop of a public outcry in response to poor financial management practices in key government agencies and departments as documented in the 2012 Auditor General’s Report.