Why nations fail : the origins of power, prosperity, and poverty, Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson. 1st ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references. 1. Economics-Political aspects.
Why nations fail : the origins of power, prosperity, and poverty, Daron Acemoglu, James A. 2. Economic history-Political aspects. 3. Poverty-Developing countries. 4. Economic development. Developing countries.
Why Nations Failis a truly awesome book. Some time ago a little known Scottish philosopher wrote a book on what makes nations succeed and what makes them fail. The Wealth of Nations is still being read today. Acemoglu and Robinson tackle one of the most important problems in the social sciences-a question that has bedeviled leading thinkers for centuries-and offer an answer that is brilliant in its simplicity and power. A wonderfully readable mix of history, political science, and economics, this book will change the way we think about economic development. Why Nations Fail is a must-read book. Steven Levitt, coauthor of Freakonomics.
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It’s one of the most difficult books I have ever read. Why do I say it was difficult? Because it truly was. Not only because of the academic vocabularies set used by the authors, but also the macro question which is also the title of the book.
Praise for Why Nations Fail Acemoglu and Robinson have made an important contribution to the debate as to. .
Praise for Why Nations Fail Acemoglu and Robinson have made an important contribution to the debate as to why similar-looking nations differ so greatly in their economic and political development. Through a broad multiplicity of historical examples, they show how institutional developments, sometimes based on very accidental circumstances, have had enormous consequences. The Making of Prosperity and Poverty, 70 How prosperity and poverty are determined by the incentives created by institutions, and how politics determines what institutions a nation has.
In his best known book, Why Nations Fail (2012), coauthored with Robinson, Acemoglu argues that political and .
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Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty, first published in 2012, is a non-fiction book by Armenian-American economist Daron Acemoglu from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and British political scientist James A. Robi. Robinson from the University of Chicago
Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson conclusively show that it is man-made political and .
Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson conclusively show that it is man-made political and economic institutions that underlie economic success (or lack of it). Korea, to take just one of their fascinating examples, is a remarkably homogeneous nation, yet the people of North Korea are among the poorest on earth while their brothers and sisters in South Korea are among the richest. Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness, food and famine? Is it culture, the weather, geography?
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