What do you think prevents poor countries from becoming rich?

Asked By: Matthew T - 6/10/2011
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Economic Freedom & a rule of law that protects that freedom... More
Answered By: Blanco y egro - 6/10/2011
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Countries are poor because of their own shortcomings, and the list is long and distinguished... More
Answered By: scooterpoop - 6/10/2011
Socialist policies.
Answered By: newell is a fvcking idiot - 6/10/2011
There are various reasons... More
Answered By: Flyingpigsandotherfinepeople - 6/10/2011
the fact that the imperialist west (particularly the US) keeps on creating barriers so that other rising economies find it hard to trade etc. think about the invasions of the middle east and now libya, and the fact that the americans' failed efforts to contain china's rise for fear that they will not be able to wave... More
Answered By: Gordon - 6/10/2011
It is because most poor countries are relatively new. Consider this, some of the poorest countries are in africa, and most african countries has been made independent relatively recently and have only had so much time to develop. Also a lot of countries are poor as they lack natural resources.
Answered By: will - 1/29/2014
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