Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Political Science

Political Settlements and Revenue Bargains in Africa

Over the last decade, a number of countries in Africa have become less dependent on traditional aid as other sources of income have grown. At the same time, the policy priorities of these countries’ governments may be changing. Whereas poverty reduc ... Midterm report: Halfway into the PSRB program, researchers have studied specific revenue bargains in Tanzania, Uganda, Togo and Senegal (the latter two by Aarhus PhD students). The studies are listed on the project website. They include for i ...

The Role of Social Enterprises in Promoting Community Development

Abstract: The academic field of social entrepreneurship has been on the rise for the last 20 years. In the context of development economics, social enterprises are in vogue, and they are claimed to be potentially promising actors in the pursuit ...

My Friend Woman. A Qualitative Study of the United Nations Gender Balancing Strategy Examined Through the Perspectives of Local, Community Women

Abstract: This thesis examines the assumed effects of the United Nations gender balancing strategy seen from a local perspective. More specifically, this is accomplished by placing local, community women at the forefront, letting their perspe ...