In much of the world, political party leaders select candidates to run in the general election with little direct input from voters.
This raises questions about representation and accountability: if given a say, would voters have chosen different candidates? Are selected candidates accountable to the voters they represent or the party leaders that select them?
29 Mar 2019 | Katherine E. Casey, Abou Bakarr Kamara, Niccoló Meriggi
Despite efforts to promote inter-African trade, significant barriers to cross border trade remain throughout much of the continent. Persistent and cumbersome trade barriers drive trade into informality. Official statistics fail to fully capture cross border trading estimates, which contributes to lower levels of tax collection and enforcement of regulations.
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