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Democracy and prosperity: What can antitrust do to maintain or create an open economy?

“Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty” is quite an ambitious book. The authors, Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson, attempt to put forth a global theory that explains the cause of the differences in prosperity across countries. 1,589 more words

Development And Antitrust Law

Book Review: Why Nations Fail

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

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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

Review: Why Nations Fail


Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty
(2012) explores global inequality and wealth creation. But does its institutional model neglect the intellectual roots that sustain national institutions? 716 more words

Politics

The Reason for Inequality - The Strongest Theory : “Inclusive Institutions” - ESSAY BLOG

Already, I have debunked three economic theories for the reason for wealth inequality between nations. To me, the most prominent theory is described in Acemoglu’s “Why Nations Fail”, and is known as the “institutional argument”. 1,094 more words

The Reason for Inequality- Debunking Flawed Economic Theories - ESSAY BLOG

There are numerous economic theories as to why certain countries are richer than others. At the forefront, there exists three predominant ideas. The “Geographical” Hypothesis, the “Cultural” Theory, and the “Ignorance” idea. 828 more words