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- The BLDS print collection
Browse all the latest print documents from the British Library of Development Studies...
- Trillions gained and lost: estimating the magnitude of growth episodes
- L. Pritchett; K. Sen; S. Kar / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2013
- “Steady state” growth rates are bounded below by zero, and historical observation on the economically leading countries suggests 2% annum as an upper bound. However, the current paper indicates that the variance in decadal...
- Mid-term evaluation of the Clean Energy in Africa Programme of Naturvernforbundet (Friends of the Earth Norway)
- J.A. Onyango-Odhiambo; L. Mika / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2014
- The Clean Energy in Africa programme is a five-year programme (2012-2016) where Naturvernforbundet is cooperating with the Pan-African organization Jeunes Volontaires pour l’Environnement International (JVE) and Fórum de ...
- After a decade of growth in Africa, little change in poverty at the grassroots
- B. Dulani; R. Mattes; C. Logan / Afrobarometer 2013
- Afrobarometer data on lived poverty in Africa provide an important basis for testing assumptions about the effects of the continent’s recent economic growth on poverty reduction. The current paper indicates that Afrobarometer da...
- Africa rising?: popular dissatisfaction with economic management despite a decade of growth
- J. Hofmeyr / Afrobarometer 2013
- Many African individuals still experience regular shortages of basic necessities, and rates of “lived poverty” remain high. In this context, the current paper shows that across 34 countries, a majority (53%) rate the curre...
- The partnership of free speech & good governance in Africa
- W. Mitullah; P. Kamau / Afrobarometer 2013
- Much of Africa has undergone a radical transformation in terms of the freedom to communicate in the last two decades, but despite the opening and expansion of media and technology, freedom of expression is still enjoyed unequally acro...
- Governments falter in fight to curb corruption: the people give most a failing grade
- S. Richmond; C. Alpin / Afrobarometer 2013
- Corruption punishes the poor the most. This paper underlines that poor Africans perceive higher levels of corruption in their state institutions and are more likely to pay a bribe in order to obtain official documents, gain access to ...
- What people want from government: basic services performance ratings, 34 countries
- J. Asunka / Afrobarometer 2013
- The current paper relies on an Afrobarometer survey that asked people in 34 African countries to rate the governmental performance in their countries regarding basic services. The paper shows that Africans hold largely negative views ...
- Africa’s willing taxpayers thwarted by opaque tax systems, corruption
- R. Aiko; C. Logan / Afrobarometer 2014
- Mobilisation of resources through taxation is a top priority on Africa's development agenda. The current paper reveal widespread citizen commitment in 29 sub-Saharan African countries to the principle of taxation and to taking respons...
- Support for African women's equality rises: education, jobs & political participation still unequal
- A. Chingwete; S. Richmond; C. Alpin / Afrobarometer 2014
- Across the globe, women and girls lack access to the levels of education, economic power and political leadership enjoyed by men. However, an Afrobarometer's survey of more than 50,000 people in 34 African countries shows broad suppor...
- Demand for democracy is rising in Africa, but most political leaders fail to deliver
- M. Bratton; R. Houessou / Afrobarometer 2014
- Africans express growing attachment to democracy. This Afrobarometer policy paper points to the gap in many African countries between popular demand for democracy and the supply of democracy actually delivered by ruling elites. ...