Book Review: ‘Why Nations Fail’

Ethical Markets Books and Reviews, Articles by Hazel Henderson

This magisterial book is a tour throughout the world and our human history, examining the persistent puzzle of why some countries successfully industrialized and others failed. MIT economist Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson, a political scientist and economist at Harvard, go beyond economics and its centuries of hypothesizing about …

The Koch Brothers, The Cato Institute, And Why Nations Fail

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The Baseline Scenario The Koch Brothers, The Cato Institute, And Why Nations Fail Posted: 08 Mar 2012 02:36 AM PST By Simon Johnson A dispute has broken out between the Cato Institute, a leading libertarian think tank, and two of its longtime backers ? David and Charles Koch. The institute …