Why Nations Fail Summary
Daron Acemoğlu

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

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty, by economists Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson, is an attempt to answer one of economics' oldest and most important questions: why are some nations rich and others poor? After setting aside a number of common theories that answer the question with theories about geography, genetics and culture, the authors argue that the best explanation of the distribution of wealth in the world is...

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