Ken Opalo

Georgetown University

Washington, DC 20057

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

5

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342

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2

Scholarly Papers (5)

1.

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

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2019
Ken Opalo
Georgetown University
Downloads 160 (184,045)
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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 Opalo
Georgetown University
Downloads 116 (237,572)
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Kenya, Legislative Elections, Africa, Incumbency Advantage, Political Economy, Legislatures, Parliaments

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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, 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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Citizen Political Knowledge and Accountability: Panel Survey Evidence on Devolved Government in Kenya

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 20 May 2019
Ken Opalo
Georgetown University
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Devolution, Political Knowledge, Accountability, Public Services, Attribution

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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 Opalo
Georgetown University
Downloads 10 (578,704)

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institutions, legislatures, inter-branch relations, separation of powers, Africa