Researching the politics of development



Bala Yusuf on Donald Trump and anti-establishment populism

GDI PhD candidate Bala Yusuf discusses the perception of Donald Trump as an anti-establishment leader, and compares the Nigerian experience of democracy with that of the US. Bala’s research addresses the politics of development in Nigeria, with specific reference to elite commitment and elite capture in the implementation of a conditional grant scheme between 2010 and 2015.

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