Omparative Politics of Developing Countries

Drawing on the readings attached, write an essay based on the questions below:
Many scholars have argued that the global economy is not a level playing field–late developing countries (LDCs) are at a serious disadvantage when it comes to competing in global markets. Yet over the past three decades a number of LDCs have had a lot of success in developing their economies. How did they do it? In answering this question be sure to a) explain the obstacles that LDCs faced; b) explore both the internal and external factors that explain economic transformation; c) compare China and Japan.”