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A tale of caution to Hong Kong?

Nobody really knows, as a tautological premise, whether history exactly repeats itself (despite the seemingly obvious repetitive patterns if one looks at various cases). While I caution to maintain objectivity – to some degree, this case study, while not necessarily meaning there existed parallels between what happened in Venice and what currently is taking place in Hong Kong, carries directions which may possibly lead to a convergence. 1,796 more words


Por qué fracasan los países 2

Todas las instituciones económicas están creadas por la sociedad. La política es el proceso mediante el cual una sociedad elige las reglas de juego que la gobernarán. 1,026 more words


How does emigration impact institutions?

Hello everyone. As usual I’ve come to ask for feedback on my latest research. I can’t emphasize enough how much it helps to blog it out, if only because it forces me to sit down and try to summarize things in a few hundred words. 1,011 more words


Review - Why Nation Fail

Review – Why Nation Fail – Daron Acemogly & James A. Robinson

If you’re a citizen of poor country, this is a good book to read. 242 more words


On Trickle Down Economics

We plutocrats need to get this trickle-down economics thing behind us, this idea that the better we do, the better everyone else will do. It’s not true.

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Why Nations Fail by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson; a discussion of the main ideas

This book addresses the core reasons for why some countries are rich today and why some have been stuck in a vicious circle of poverty and corruption. 836 more words