It pays to be a democracy, if you discount the chaos

by Rashmee

Posted on November 19, 2013


The most prosperous countries in the world – 27 of the top 30 – are democracies. The poorest nations on earth are not. This simple mathematical equation has led the Legatum Institute to list the democratic deficit as a sizeable handicap (the main one) for countries like Nigeria, Togo, Haiti (138 of 142 countries on … Continue reading “It pays to be a democracy, if you discount the chaos”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK