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How a severe drought in Sicily in 1893 created the Mafia

Historical links between climate and political uprisings are well documented.

A drought in France in 1788 resulted in widespread crop failure (pdf) and soaring food prices, which historians believe stoked the French revolution of the following year. 827 more words

Brief Review: Why Nations Fail

Gue sedang menghabiskan sisa kopi gue tadi siang, 15 menit lagi gue akan pulang Sebentar lagi sudah akhir pekan, cepat sekali rasanya. Sudah lama juga tidak menulis, semoga setelah ini bisa agak lebih konsisten lagi menulis disini. 1,885 more words

Book Review

Book Review: Why Nations Fail- The Origins Of Power, Prosperity & Poverty

Book Title: Why Nations Fail- The Origins Of Power, Prosperity & Poverty

Authors: Daron Acemoglu & James A. Robinson

Publisher: Crown Publishers, New York 1,248 more words


Federal Reserve Board: H.2 Release for Week Ending June 3, 2017; H.4.1 Release (Balance Sheet) for Week Ending June 8, 2017; Three Of Note Items

Of Note

(1) Senator Mark Warner’s (D-Virginia) bill (S.1251, “Portable Benefits for Independent Workers Pilot Program Act”) to provide portable benefits is only a start. 589 more words


Daron Acemoglu on equality and institutions

Prof. Daron Acemoglu gave an interesting interview to Five Books. The interview covers lots of ground and provides useful introductions to the five books he recommends. 413 more words