Population Density and National-Level Governance in Africa
Researcher: Pranish Desai, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Supervisor: Professor Rod Alence, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Previous studies into the effect of population density on governance in Africa have been mainly qualitative due to problems with reliable population data. In recent years population data has become more reliable but no quantitative study into the density -governance relationship hasoccurred, a void this study aimed to fill.