Does democracy hinder growth?

When a comparison is made between two of the largest Asian economies- India and China, China always seems to outshine India in its pace of growth. China’s developed infrastructure and tightly controlled, Government run business models are a contrast to the developments taking place in the Indian economy at concurrent time frames.

Is it democracy which is proving to be an impediment to the economic development of India while its absence triggering China’s growth?

Al Jazeera interviews Tarun Khanna on the issue.

Read the interview here

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