Capitalism, Democracy and Environmental Quality
Publication Date: September 2010
Publisher(s): National Center for Policy Analysis (U.S.)
Author(s): Michael D. Stroup
Keywords: environment; environmental quality
Coverage: United States
Like many U.S. presidents, George W. Bush thought exporting democracy to developing countries was more important than exporting capitalism. Both capitalism and democracy improve a society's quality of life, measured by such things as infant mortality and literacy.