Yasheng Huang: Does Democracy Stifle Economic Growth?

In a TED talk, MIT and Fudan University professor Yasheng Huang discusses India and China and asks whether India’s democracy has helped or hindered its economic growth:

Economist Yasheng Huang compares China to India, and asks how China’s authoritarian rule contributed to its astonishing economic growth — leading to a big question: Is democracy actually holding India back? Huang’s answer may surprise you.

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