Drezner’s Third World Axiom

Dan Drezner:

One could say, “________ has not worked well for Africa and much of Latin America” and you’d likely be correct no matter what filled in the blank.

Sadly, yes. Although it’s happily much less true for Latin America than, say, twenty years ago.

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