Dr. Margolis received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Michigan. He has taught political science at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, TX for the past 19 years.2008 0-7734-5071-8
This work investigates the factors that have enabled some industrialized nations such as the United States, Sweden, and Japan to have more successful economies than others like South Korea, Greece, and Portugal. This rigorous statistical analysis yields numerous unexpected results.2019 1-4955-0730-0
Dr. Margolis' book analyzes the importance of several economic and cultural factors that impact the development of economic success in the developing world. It compiles data to consider the importance each factor, education, trade, democracy, women, or other, in the economic success or failure of developing nations.