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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Why do so many crime victims in Africa not report to the police? It’s less about trust and more about access. Read more
Violent extremism: Nigerians praise government and military efforts but report high levels of fear and personal experience of such violence. Read more
AD198: Tolerance in Benin: Progress and challenges
La tolérance sociale au Bénin: Aquis et défis Read more
The Constitution of Mauritius grants citizens certain fundamental rights, including the right to be free and protected by the law, freedom of conscience, freedom of association, freedom of movement and of opinion, freedom to express themselves, freedom... Read more
Summary of results for Mauritius (2017) Read more
Afrobarometer Round 7: Survey in Mali, 2017 Read more
Afrobarometer Round 7: Survey in Ghana, 2017 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
Afrobarometer Round 7: Survey in Nigeria, 2017. Read more

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