Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

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About the failure of many countries to achieve economic prosperity.

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We tend to view historical lanscapes in linear mode and fail to realize that minor and sometimes chance occurrences progress to different outcomes. However Acemogol and Robinson provide us with a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Paul_S - LibraryThing

Terse, concise and interesting. I find this much more persuasive than Jared Diamond's theories (although time-wise it picks up much later). It may somewhat seem like pushing the air bubble behind the ... Read full review

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