Why Nations Fail

Two of the world's best and most erudite economists turn to the hardest issue of all: why are some nations poor and others rich? Written with a deep knowledge of economics and political history, this is perhaps the most powerful statement made to date that institutions matter.' A provocative, instructive, yet thoroughly enthralling book.--Joel Mokyr, Northwestern University.
Author:
James A Robinson Professor Daron Acemoglu

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Two of the world's best and most erudite economists turn to the hardest issue of all: why are some nations poor and others rich? Written with a deep knowledge of economics and political history, this is perhaps the most powerful statement made to date that institutions matter.' A provocative, instructive, yet thoroughly enthralling book.--Joel Mokyr, Northwestern University.

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Author:
James A Robinson, Professor Daron Acemoglu
Subtitle:
The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Format:
Hardcover
Imprint:
Random House
Publisher:
Random House USA
ISBN:
9780307719218
Audience:
General
Additional Format:
Printed on deckle edged paper
Pages:
529
Width (mm):
169
Length (mm):
238

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