Using a combination of unique datasets, I turn the recent theories on political failure into testable propositions for how these processes unfold in the African context.
The government and politics of primarily sub-Saharan Africa, involves study of the people as well as their political institutions
We examine the role of administrative capacity on health outcomes in 36 African nations using the path dependence of being a British colony as the contextual variable.
We propose and test a theory that media freedom determines the extent of economic voting in developing democracies.
This study examines whether acts of anti-government violence exhibit spatial dependence across state boundaries.
This interview with Afonso Dhlakama was conducted as part of the African Democracy Project series at Wayne State University.
Armando Guebuza won reelection by an overwhelming margin. FRELIMO gained further control of the parliament. RENAMO had only a small impact on this election relative to the previous three. A new party, MDM, was able to win a marginal percentage of …