Finished this book recently and wanted to make a general review on it. I will do my best to make a relatively small summation of a mammoth of a book. 1,025 more words
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Government, Geography, and Growth: The True Drivers of Economic Development by Jeffrey Sachs in Foreign Affairs
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This tale sounds good, but it is simplistic.
1. Was the message convincing – why or why not?
2. How will knowledge of inclusive and extractive political institutions be of practical use for you in the international development field? 151 more words
The people who suffer from the extractive economic institutions cannot hope for absolutist rulers to voluntarily change political institutions and redistribute power in society. The only way to change these political institutions is to force the elite to create more pluralistic institutions.
JUST FOR THE RECORDS…THE WEALTH AND POVERTY OF A NATION: WHO WILL RESTORE THE DIGNITY OF NIGERIA? – OBY EZEKWESILI (PART3)
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Yet, despite the general consensus satisfaction with the record number of democratic years since 1999, darkness still ominously clouds our political landscape. 2,143 more words