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does a big country develope faster or a small one .why .

there are many countries in the world and they have a different degree of developemnt .would you like to divide into small countries to have a much more development or you think big countries can develope fast .why .


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    Oct 9 2012: you know there are different countries .each of them have a different development .take japan for example .after the wwg 2 .tey have a super develope.their companies strech all over the world and they create many famous companies like sony,fengtian ,and so on .while you know japan is a very small country .is there a relatation between them .while china is a big country .while we even do not develop until the reform and open ,if so ,and under the same policy .which of the country develope faster small or big one .
    • Oct 9 2012: Japan is a big country, it has 125 million inhabitants. Out of the ~200 countries on Earth it's the 10th most populous.
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        Oct 9 2012: what about it size of land
        • Oct 9 2012: I think the advantages and disadvantages of that cancel each other out: you have lots of space for farming and probably more natural resources but it also costs more money to distribute goods and build roads between all those spread out towns.
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        Oct 9 2012: you know farming is a lower labor .so you are saying that a small country can have a much faster development with some industries like ,commerial and making and service ?
        and what is a big countries .its population or land or impact in the world ?
        • Oct 9 2012: A big country can choose to invest in farming or not, small countries don't have that option and since you can't employ 100% of working age people in what you call "higher labors" because of natural resource constraints, so the big country with all its farmland can have all the same services as a small country, the extra farming will just lower the unemployment rate, not steal potential employees away from the services sector.
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          Oct 9 2012: Everyone in the city would starve if there were not farmers... I'd refrain from calling them lower. America built it's wealth on farming, then invested it in technology... Not the other way around.

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