The Narrow Corridor by Daron Acemoğlu

The Narrow Corridor

'A must-read. Acemoglu and Robinson are intellectual heavyweights of the first rank . . . erudite and fascinating' Paul Collier, Guardian, on Why Nations FailBy the authors of the international bestseller Why Nations Fail, based on decades of research, this powerful new big-picture framework explains how some countries develop towards and provide liberty while others fall to despotism, anarchy or asphyxiating norms- and explains how liberty can t...


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TitleThe Narrow Corridor
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Release DateSep 26th, 2019
PublisherPenguin
GenreEconomics, Politics, History, Nonfiction
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  • Vysloczil
    2019-09-25
    The word "institution" is contained 404 times in this book. On roughly 550 pages. The quick general advice would be this: if you look for a good economic/historic account on why the world evolved the way it did, and why some countries are rich and others not, do not read this book. Go look somewhere else and read people that actually spent their whole careers thinking and researching thoroughly about these questions. It is a very one-sided and pa...