John Mukum Mbaku

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Nonresident Senior Fellow, Africa Growth Initiative

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John Mukum Mbaku is a nonresident senior fellow with the Africa Growth Initiative and an economics professor at Weber State University. | View Full Bio

  • In the News

    [In Burkina Faso,] those people who inherited a political system from the colonial government have continued to monopolize political power and leave everybody else out.

    September 17, 2015, John Mukum Mbaku, KCRW
  • In the News

    Africans must focus on building strong institutions to deal with human rights violations ourselves, else we should not claim to be independent and instead should let others define and enforce the rules.

    April 26, 2012, Mwangi S. Kimenyi and John Mukum Mbaku, The Guardian