1963-2013 - 50 years of Research for Social Change

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Francis Akindès

Former Collaborating Researcher

Francis Akindès collaborated with UNRISD for the project on Technocratic Policy Making and Democratization, 2000-2003. For the project, he authored two papers: Dynamique de la politique sociale en Côte d’Ivoire, 2001 and Le contrôle parlementaire de l'action gouvernementale en République du Bénin: Une lecture sociologique, 2005.
At the time of his collaboration, Francis was Professor of Economic Sociology at Université de Bouaké, and associate researcher at the Research Institute for Development, Côte d'Ivoire. His research interests are in the field of democratization and social policy in Francophone Africa.

His recent publications include Les mirages de la démocratie en Afrique subsaharienne and La transformation des lieux de pouvoir en Afrique subsaharienne sous les contraintes de la mondialisation.