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Unformatted text preview: it has been correlated to a number of different factors, such as the countries openness to foreign markets and standards of education. The economic advancement of these countries has a lot to thank the changing political environment for. In countries like China the economic growth can be contributed to the political atmosphere changing from a authoritarian government, that stayed closed to outside foreign markets, to a more open capitalist democracy. In this case the link between politics and economics is undeniable. Different schools of thought exist in political economics depending on the political economists interest in politics or economics, regardless the link between the two is widely accepted. ....
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- Spring '08
- Political Economy