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Daron Acemoglu

Daron Acemoglu


Daron Acemoglu is Professor of Economics at MIT, co-author (with James A. Robinson) of  Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty and The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty.

Opinion: Twenty years of US efforts to impose top-down state-building efforts - despite a society's wishes - were always destined to end in failure, writes Daron Acemoglu.

25 August, 2021