Comparing East Asia and Latin America: Dimensions of Development

Issue Date October 2000
Volume 11
Issue 4
Page Numbers 80-94
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Such a comparison clearly shows a higher prevalence of democracy in Latin America and a better economic performance in East Asia. The two regions are likely to converge on both dimensions, but the gaps will remain.

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Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama is Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. 

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Sanjay Marwah

Sanjay Marwah is a Bradley Research Fellow at George Mason University’s School of Public Policy.

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