Westerwelle Foundation publishes study on democracy development


Small and medium sized enterprises are highly relevant for democracy development as they can contribute to a transition processes from autocratic towards democratic systems. This is the conclusion of a study on the influence of SMEs and the middle class on democracy development carried out by the Centre for Democracy Studies Aarau/University of Zurich. The study was conducted on behalf of the Westerwelle Foundation and the Bavarian Industry Association.


To download the study (in German), click here.