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

Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness, food and famine?

Why did the Industrial Revolution happen in England, instead of Moldova? 173 more words


Why Nations Fail by James Robinson & Daron Acemoglu

History lessons are so important as in that you have all the information that you require to know the answers on situation today and most likely indications on the future of human race, countries and people. 326 more words

Book Reviews

Why Nations Fail

Review of Why Nations Fail By Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson

Overall Score 8

Readability Score 9

Policy Relevance Score 7

What does it say? 422 more words

Book Review: Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson

In my last post I wrote down some thoughts this book inspired in me about how its themes relate to the world of publishing.  Now I want to directly confront what it says about global economics.  1,138 more words

Book Reviews

Inclusive and Extractive Economies in Publishing

I have been reading a book on global economics, “Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty” by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson, and my thoughts, as always, turn to publishing. 818 more words

On Writing

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


An important economic lesson for India from the East India Company

When it comes to reading non-fiction nothing excites me more than reading books on economic history. Last month, I finished reading a fabulous book Why Nations Fail—The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty… 1,061 more words