Sanata Sy-Sahande

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Sanata Sy-Sahande is a political scientist specializing in comparative politics and political behavior in Africa. She studies how citizens’ political attitudes shape their level of political engagement and civic attitudes, specifically their willingness to pay tax. Her dissertation research in Benin includes a mix of qualitative fieldwork, surveys, and experimental methods to understand how citizens form their political expectations in response to poor governance.