Mongolians in 2016 resisted populism, streamed to the polls, and ensured a change in government. Populist candidates were soundly defeated, surprising in the context of a dire economic situation and a crushing public debt that left the new government almost no room for legislative initiatives.
Mongolia in 2016: Resisting Populism Brings a Change in Government
Julian Dierkes is an Associate Professor and the Keidanren Chair in Japanese Research at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He also coordinates the Institute of Asian Research’s Program on Inner Asia. Email: <email@example.com>.
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Julian Dierkes; Mongolia in 2016: Resisting Populism Brings a Change in Government. Asian Survey 1 February 2017; 57 (1): 128–134. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.1.128
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