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Book Review: Why Nations Fail

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

Rating – Put it on your list

Level – Moderate, you’ll need some basic familiarity with economics, politics, and history; Long (462 pages before acknowledgements, notes, etc.) overly repetitious and a bit tedious. 927 more words

Book Review

Daron Acemoglu

Daron Acemoglu (US: /dəˈrɔːn æˈsəmɒɡluː/;Turkish: [ˈadʒemoːɫu]; born September 3, 1967) is a Turkish-born American economist who has taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) since 1993. 192 more words

Biography

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

Blogging

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

Politics