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

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ISBN-10: 1846684307

ISBN-13: 9781846684302

Edition: 2013

Authors: Daron Acemoglu, Daron Acemoglu

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Why are some nations more prosperous than others? Why Nations Fail sets out to answer this question, with a compelling and elegantly argued new theory: that it is not down to climate, geography or culture, but because of institutions. Drawing on an extraordinary range of contemporary and historical examples, from ancient Rome through the Tudors to modern-day China, leading academics Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson show that to invest and prosper, people need to know that if they work hard, they can make money and actually keep it - and this means sound institutions that allow virtuous circles of innovation, expansion and peace.Based on fifteen years of research, and answering the…    
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Book details

List price: $10.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Profile Books Limited
Publication date: 2/7/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 5.08" wide x 7.80" long x 1.38" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English