PROSPERITY GREATER IN COUNTRY’S
Dunya columnist Ozcan Kadioglu examined 140 countries to find the economic performance of nations governed by different systems. According to Kadioglu’s research, the level of prosperity is higher in countries governed by a parliamentary system.
“In general, the vast majority of countries in Europe are governed by the parliamentary system, while those in the Americas and Africa are governed by a presidency,” Kadioglu said. The issue is particularly potent in Turkey, which held a referendum on converting its political system from parliamentary into an executive presidency on Sunday. Parliamentary systems are found in countries with a high level of education, prosperity and human development criteria, he found. “When we examine the top 25 countries in terms of average per capita income, we see that 20 are managed by the parliamentary