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              Natural Experiments of History
                

              Natural Experiments of History (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Diamond, Jared; Robinson, James A.

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              Some central questions in the natural and social sciences can't be answered by controlled laboratory experiments, often considered to be the hallmark of the scientific method. This book consists of eight comparative studies drawn from history, archeology, economics, economic hist ...

              ISBN 9780674060197
              Published 15 April 2011
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty

              The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Acemoglu, Daron; Robinson, James A.

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              'A must-read. Acemoglu and Robinson are intellectual heavyweights of the first rank . . . erudite and fascinating' Paul Collier, Guardian, on Why Nations Fail In this profoundly important follow up to their global bestseller, Acemoglu and Robinson provide a powerful new framework ...

              ISBN 9780241314319
              Published 26 September 2019 by Penguin
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              The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty

              The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty (Hardback)

              By Acemoglu, Daron; Robinson, James A.

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              'A must-read. Acemoglu and Robinson are intellectual heavyweights of the first rank . . . erudite and fascinating' Paul Collier, Guardian, on Why Nations Fail By the authors of the international bestseller Why Nations Fail, based on decades of research, this powerful new big-pict ...

              ISBN 9780241314296
              Published 26 September 2019 by Penguin
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              The Role of Elites in Economic Development
               

              The Role of Elites in Economic Development (Paperback)

              Edited by Amsden, Alice H.; DiCaprio, Alice; Robinson, James A.

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              Elites play a crucial role in the development process. The impact they have on growth and development exceeds their representation within a country. This volume uses case studies from South Africa to China to seek an understanding of the relationship between elites and economic d ...

              ISBN 9780198716433
              Published 18 November 2014 by Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series WIDER Studies in Development Economics
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              The Role of Elites in Economic Development

              The Role of Elites in Economic Development (Hardback)

              Edited by Amsden, Alice H.; DiCaprio, Alice; Robinson, James A.

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              Elites play a crucial role in the development process. The impact they have on growth and development exceeds their representation within a country. This volume uses case studies from South Africa to China to seek an understanding of the relationship between elites and economic d ...

              ISBN 9780199659036
              Published 27 September 2012 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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              Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty

              Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty (Paperback, Main)

              By Acemoglu, Daron; Robinson, James A.

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              Why are some nations more prosperous than others? This book 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. It explains why the world is divided into nations wi ...

              ISBN 9781846684302
              Published 7 February 2013 by Profile Books Ltd
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              Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy
               

              Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              By Acemoglu, Daron; Robinson, James A.

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              This book systematically explains why some countries are democracies while others are not.

              ISBN 9780521855266
              Published 20 March 2006 by Cambridge University Press
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              Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
                

              Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Acemoglu, Professor Daron; Robinson, James A.

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              Based on 15 years of original research, Acemoglu and Robinson marshal extraordinary historical evidence from the Roman Empire, the Mayan city-states, medieval Venice, the Soviet Union, Latin America, England, Europe, the United States, and Africa to build a new theory of politica ...

              ISBN 9780307719225
              Published 17 September 2013 by Currency
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              Health Unplugged: Can Food & Technology Co-exist ?
                

              Health Unplugged: Can Food & Technology Co-exist ? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Robinson, James A.

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              Health Unplugged is about Keeping It Simple. When you go to your doctor and he or she tells you that you have to lose weight, that's all they tell you. Then they send you to a registered dietician and they give you a food pyramid chart and you still can't figure out what foods to ...

              ISBN 9781452025278
              Published 28 June 2010 by AuthorHouse
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              The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty
                

              The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty (Paperback)

              By Acemoglu, Daron; Robinson, James A.

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              • Pub Date
                18 Jun 20

              'As enjoyable as it is thought-provoking' Jared Diamond By 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 desp ...

              ISBN 9780241314333
              Release Date 18 June 2020 by Penguin
              Interest Age 19+ years
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