development shows consistent relationship to democracy
-As countries develop "social structure becomes complex, labor processes begin to require the active cooperation of employees, and new groups emerge and organize.
-assert that the endogenous theory of democratization (that development leads to democracy) is false but that the exogenous theory has strong support (development helps sustain democracy)
-most other scholars think development does indeed lead to democracy
-no democracy ever fell, regardless of everything else, in a country with a per capita income higher than $6055, democracy would last forever
-poor countries in transition have harder time remaining a democracy
-Low Per Capita income= low democracy lifespan