Category Archives: Populism

Coalition Speculation

The MPRP as a coalition partner to the DP or MPP? Really? Continue reading

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MPRP Vote as Indication of Populism

The MPRP is Enkhbayar’s party and its appeal is populist. Continue reading

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What am I looking for in election?

Some thoughts about different aspects of potential outcomes in the Mongolian parliamentary election. Continue reading

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Asia Pacific Memo 161: Bumpy Roads, but Heading in the Right Direction

Mendee Jargalsaikhan and Julian Dierkes present the glass-half-full view of the upcoming parliamentary election for Mongolian democracy. Continue reading

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Enkhbayar, Corruption, Foreign Reporting and the Rule of Law

Frm president Enkhbayar is going on trial for corruption on May 24. Anti-corruption has emerged as a promising platform for Mongolian politicians to establish themselves and their legacies. Continue reading

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Regulating Foreign Investment Directly?

Will we see resource populism in the upcoming parliamentary election? Yes! How much? That remains to be seen and will likely determine the likelihood of the adoption of nationalist policies in the resource sector. Continue reading

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