Monthly Archives: September 2012

Essays published in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

Over the course of the last three months, I participated in an online roundtable with two other academicians from the University of Pretoria (South Africa) and Tingshua University (China). This online roundtable on Nuclear Energy and Climate Change was arranged … Continue reading

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Do Political Institutions Drive Growth?

An interesting debate has ensued whether inclusive political institutions really promote development.  Are the political institutions that guaranty greater political freedom the only drivers of economic prosperity under all circumstances? A recently-published book titled “Why Do Nations Fail” authored by … Continue reading

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