n African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development - Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty, Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson : book review

Volume 4, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 2042-1338
  • E-ISSN: 2042-1346
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Books that include the word 'Nation' or 'Nations' in their title are many, with a search of amazon.com yielding no less than 27,000 hardcover titles. The hardcover edition of Acemoglu and Robinson's is ranked second on Amazon, with the paperback edition sixth. Adam Smith's clocks in at seventh. Clearly academicians Acemoglu and Robinson have captured a public space with their latest oeuvre.

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