TITLE

The Price of Prosperity

AUTHOR(S)
Walt, Vivienne
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Time International (Atlantic Edition);11/12/2007, Vol. 170 Issue 19, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article looks at the prosperity in Tunisia and says the cost of the economic success has been democracy. Tunisia has created a Western style economy with plenty of skilled workers. This has brought in major corporations such as Pfizer, Ericsson and Siemens. As the tiny country thrives along side its poor neighbors, it does so without any natural resources. President Ben Ali, who took over after a coup, is largely credited with the affluence but is every bit the dictator.
ACCESSION #
27455119

 

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