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

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Now shortlisted for the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2012. Why are some nations more prosperous than others? Why Nations Fail sets out to answer this question, with a compelling and elegantly argued new theory: that it is not down to climate, geography or culture, but because of institutions. Drawing on an extraordinary range of contemporary and historical examples, from ancient Rome through the Tudors to modern-day China, leading academics Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson show that ...

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Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
2013, Currency, New York

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2013, Profile Books Ltd, London

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2012, Currency, New York, NY

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2012, Random House Audio Publishing Group, New York

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2012, Profile Books Ltd, London

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2012, Books on Tape, New York

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