Blog entries from: Michael Nelson

African Politics and International Relations

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October 26 2014

From Michael Nelson Sun Oct 26 2014, 20:26:53

Adrienne Lebas, American University The Origins of Voluntary Compliance: Attitudes toward Taxation in Urban Nigeria." 12 Noon, PAC 004 Abstract: How do states convince citizens to pay tax? Rather than focusing on enforcement, most accounts emphasize voluntary or "quasi-voluntary" compliance ... Continue reading →

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October 10 2014

From Michael Nelson Fri Oct 10 2014, 15:23:19

The Wesleyan Argus | Panelists Discuss the Historical Context of the Ebola Outbreak.

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October 6 2014

From Michael Nelson Mon Oct 6 2014, 09:31:01

Has Ebola broken all the rules? What do we know about past outbreaks?What is the potential political impact for Africa?   Professors Bill Johnston (History), Laura Ann Twagira (History), and Mike Nelson (Government) will discuss the recent health crisis. via ... Continue reading →

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