"This is an intellectually rich book that develops an important thesis with verve. It should be widely read", Review by Martin Wolf (Financial Times)
Kindle - 546 pages, Crown Business (March 20, 2012)
(Daron Acemoglu will be delivering a conference at the BBVA Foundation in Madrid, Spain on May 21, 2012. Click here for more information, PDF.)
Trumanfactor, “Prosperity is all about political institutions and politics – Daron Acemoglu”, 30/04/2012. (This interview is also available in Spanish)
In 2005 he received the John Bates Clark Medal awarded to economists under forty judged to have made the most significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge. In 2010 Foreign Policy listed him as one of the top 100 global thinkers.
..."The same applies to Greece and Spain. Fix politics, improve institutions, undertake structural reforms that encourage investment and innovation and create a level playing field for the population at large, and the Greek and Spanish people will be as hard-working and as innovative as Northern Europeans"...