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Daron Acemoğlu

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Daron Acemoğlu is Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the co-author of Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty.

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Donald Trump may be in the White House because he promised to "shake up Washington."  But did that mean capsizing basic institutions?

President Trump and the 'business' of government

Donald Trump may be in the White House because he promised to "shake up Washington."  But did that mean capsizing basic institutions?

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