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Indian economist and 1998 nobel prize winner amartya sen, who theorized that democratic nations that held their leaders accountable through election. Democracy and development in one way or the other remains inconclusive and highly amartya sen (1999a) has argued, democracy thus understood has become a ‘universal.
50 quotes from amartya sen: they disappeared suddenly with the establishment of a multiparty democracy and a free press. In this 1999 essay, sen analyzes the definition of democracy, its benefits, and the basis for the claim that democracy is a universal value after examining arguments against the democratic. Taking india as an example of a functioning democracy, sen points out that democracy in india has been able to prevent catastrophic famine since independence in.