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Why some nations fail

Tue, 26 Mar 2013 04:54:31 CDT
By: Charlie Schlenker

Why some nations fail Why do some countries go from strength to strength and others wallow for generations and centuries at subsistence level food supplies that bind nearly the entire populace to poverty? A scholar visiting Illinois Wesleyan University tomorrow thinks he has a good answer as he tells WGLT's Charlie Schlenker.

Hear Daron Acemoglu talk about his optimism and offer other examples of extractive and inclusive nations.


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