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

by Daron Acemoglu
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WHY ARE SOME NATIONS RICH AND OTHERS POOR, DIVIDED BY WEALTH AND POVERTY, HEALTH AND SICKNESS, FOOD AND FAMINE?Is it culture, the weather, geography that determines prosperity or poverty? As Why Nations Fail shows, none of these factors is either definitive or destiny.Drawing on fifteen years of original research, Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson conclusively show th