Why Nations Fail

Why Nations Fail

The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty

Audiobook CD - 2012
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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 from an extraordinary range of contemporary and historical examples, academics Acemoglu and Robinson argue that nations can only prosper if the people are allowed to keep the wealth that they earn.
Publisher: [New York] : Random House, [2012]
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780307987457
Branch Call Number: 330 Ace
Characteristics: 18 sound discs (18 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Woren, Dan
Robinson, James A. 1960-

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Oct 02, 2012

Inclusive institutions -> centralized government -> virtuous cycle -> prosperity |
Extractive institutions -> vicious cycle -> poverty

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