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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

(Spoiler Alert) Game of Science: Higher life expectancy does not cause Economic Growth

Disease and Development: A Reply to Bloom, Canning, and Fink

By Daron Acemoglu and Simon Johnson (both MIT)

URL: http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:nbr:nberwo:20064&r=his


Bloom, Canning, and Fink (2014) argue that the results in Acemoglu and Johnson (2006, 2007) are not robust because initial level of life expectancy (in 1940) should be included in our regressions of changes in GDP per capita on changes in life expectancy.

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