What factors prevent developing nations from becoming industrialized nations?

Countries like the United States that have a high standard of living are referred to as industrialized nations. Countries with a lower standard of living and quality of life are called developing countries (or underdeveloped or developed countries).

Asked By: Alexita_Blu - 4/30/2010
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Each developing country is different and has different cause for their lower standard of living. China, for example, is the most industrialized nation on earth, yet their middle class is only now beginning to emerge. The Chinese government is the ultimate share-holder, that is owner, of the chinese based companies... More
Answered By: Sentrion - 5/1/2010
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socialism, communism, entitlement syndrome, expecting everything while giving nothing
Answered By: I'm right you're wrong - 4/30/2010
Because they don't build factories. That is the basis of any industrialized society. Once you have the factories you would have increased production of everything. Even farm produce would increase due to mechanization and fertilizers both made in factories of course. You will also have urbanization as more peasants... More
Answered By: akuna - 1/21/2014
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