Ken Ochieng' Opalo

Georgetown University

Washington, DC 20057

United States

Center for Global Development

2055 L St. NW

5th floor

Washington, DC 20036

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

10

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Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

Constrained Presidential Power in Africa? Legislative Independence and Executive Rule-Making in Kenya, 1963-2013

Opalo, Ken Ochieng'. "Constrained Presidential Power in Africa? Legislative Independence and Executive Rule-Making in Kenya, 1963-2013" British Journal of Political Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2020
Ken Ochieng' Opalo
Georgetown University
Downloads 215 (193,691)
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Presidential Power, Executive-Legislative Relations, Institutional Politics in Africa, Africa, Kenya

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Legislative Independence and Incumbent Electoral Advantage: Evidence from Parliamentary Elections in Kenya

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2017
Ken Ochieng' Opalo
Georgetown University
Downloads 164 (245,788)
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Kenya, Legislative Elections, Africa, Incumbency Advantage, Political Economy, Legislatures, Parliaments

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Partisanship and Public Opinion on Cash Transfers: Survey Evidence From Kenya

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2021
Ken Ochieng' Opalo
Georgetown University
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Distributive Politics, Social Protection, Cash Transfers, Africa, Kenya

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Citizen Political Knowledge and Accountability: Survey Evidence on Devolution in Kenya

Opalo, Ken Ochieng. "Citizen political knowledge and accountability: Survey evidence on devolution in Kenya", Governance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2020
Ken Ochieng' Opalo
Georgetown University
Downloads 88 (384,888)
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Devolution, Political Knowledge, Accountability, Public Services, Attribution

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What do Kenyans Know About Devolution? Survey Evidence on Political Knowledge and Public Opinion

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Jul 2020
Ken Ochieng' Opalo
Georgetown University
Downloads 81 (404,267)

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Devolution, Political Knowledge, Attribution, Accountability, Kenya

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Electricity Provision and Tax Mobilization in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8408
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Apr 2018
World Bank, Chief Economist Office for AfricaUniversity of Toronto, Munk's School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Georgetown University and Georgetown University
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Energy Policies & Economics, Electric Power, Tax Law, Public Finance Decentralization and Poverty Reduction, Public Sector Economics, Tax Administration, Economic Adjustment and Lending, Taxation & Subsidies, Macro-Fiscal Policy, Employment and Unemployment

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The Cyclical Electoral Effects of Programmatic Policies: Evidence From Education Reforms in Tanzania

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2020
James Paul Habyarimana, Ken Ochieng' Opalo and Youdi Schipper
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Georgetown University and Twaweza
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Policy Feedback, Programmatic Policies, Electoral Accountability, Education, Tanzania

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The Rise of the African Legislature? Historical Roots of Contemporary Institutionalization

Forthcoming in University Press Encyclopedia of African Politics
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Dec 2018
Ken Ochieng' Opalo
Georgetown University
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institutions, legislatures, inter-branch relations, separation of powers, Africa

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Citizen Demand and Legislative Responsiveness Under Kenya’s Constituency Development Fund

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Nov 2020
Ken Ochieng' Opalo
Georgetown University
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Leveraging Legislative Power: Distributive Politics and Committee Work in Kenya’s National Assembly

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Ken Ochieng' Opalo
Georgetown University
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legislative committees, distributive politics, legislative oversight, Kenya, Separation of Powers