POSTPONED: Starr Forum: The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty

Add to Calendar 04/07/2020 16:30 04/07/2020 18:00 America/New_York POSTPONED: Starr Forum: The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty A book talk with Daron Acemoglu, Institute Professor, Department of Economics at MIT http://calendar.mit.edu/event/TheNarrowCorridor [email protected] MIT Bldg. E51, 115 Wong Auditorium | 70 MEMORIAL DR, Cambridge, MA 02142 MM/DD/YYYY

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A crucial new big-picture framework that answers the question of how liberty flourishes in some states but falls to authoritarianism or anarchy in others–and explains how it can continue to thrive despite new threats. The book is co-authored by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson, the authors of Why Nations Fail.

About the speaker:
Daron Acemoglu is Institute Professor in the Department of Economics at MIT. His research interests include: political economy, economic development, economic growth, technology, income and wage inequality.

Books signed and sold at the event.

The Narrow Corridor Book

Co-sponsors:  MIT Center for International Studies (CIS), MIT Press Bookstore

Free & open to the public | Refreshments served
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Date and Time
04/07/2020: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location
MIT Bldg. E51, 115 Wong Auditorium | 70 MEMORIAL DR, Cambridge, MA 02142
Email
[email protected]
Website
http://calendar.mit.edu/event/TheNarrowCorridor