Charity must begin at home for graft-riddled Department of Home Affairs, Business Day 28.08.2015

Charity must begin at home for graft-riddled Department of Home Affairs, Business Day 28.08.2015

Lorenzo Fioramonti discusses the shortcomings of the South African Department of Home Affairs, looking at the negative effects of recent travel restrictions for foreign migrants and those travelling with minors.   THE Department of Home Affairs has never been particularly efficient. Recent events have confirmed that its traditional weaknesses have Continue Reading

“Africa should avoid copying Europe’s failing experiment” Business Day 30.07.2015

"Africa should avoid copying Europe’s failing experiment" Business Day 30.07.2015

Lorenzo Fioramonti discusses the EU crisis from an African point of view: is the EU really the right model of regional integration? “THE European Union (EU) is generally presented as the most advanced case of regional integration in the world. It has progressed from a system of sectoral co-operation in Continue Reading

The Social, Spatial, and Economic Roots of Urban Inequality in Africa: Contextualizing Jane Jacobs and Henry George

Franklin Obeng-Odoom

The Social, Spatial, and Economic Roots of Urban Inequality in Africa: Contextualizing Jane Jacobs and Henry George,  Franklin Obeng-Odoom, American Journal of Economics and Sociology Volume 74, Issue 3, pages 550–586, May 2015 Abstract Unravelling the social and economic roots of urban inequality in Africa has remained a thorny issue Continue Reading