Authoritarian Regimes and Economic Development:Related Much?

Floyd, Tia Denise (2019) Authoritarian Regimes and Economic Development:Related Much? Undergraduate thesis, under the direction of Gregory Love from Political Science, The University of Mississippi.

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Abstract

This descriptive study seeks to identify the level of influence that authoritarian regimes have on development with countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The question behind this study is important in that not much is known about the autocratic countries within these regions though many of these countries have experienced much economic success in spite of difference in authoritarian regimes, and the threat of the resource curse. The data I have gathered focuses on observing variables such as GDP per capita (PPP), GDP annual growth, life expectancy index as well as the human development index which are observed within the autocracies present within the MENA. These variables are then tested to find correlations linking a country’s performance to the type of authoritarian regime it possesses.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Creators: Floyd, Tia Denise
Student's Degree Program(s): B.A. in Political Science
Thesis Advisor: Gregory Love
Thesis Advisor's Department: Political Science
Institution: The University of Mississippi
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Depositing User: Tia TDF Floyd
Date Deposited: 10 May 2019 03:56
Last Modified: 10 May 2019 03:56
URI: http://thesis.honors.olemiss.edu/id/eprint/1377

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