Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Why are some nations wealthy and others not?
Regimes rise and fall around the world, while the quality of life for billions of people grows worse.
Join CIFAR for an evening featuring
Daron Acemoglu, MIT professor and one of
the world’s most cited economists. He’ll share
breakthrough ideas from the New York Times
bestseller Why Nations Fail and discuss
possibilities for the future in conversation
with The Globe and Mail’s international affairs
columnist Doug Saunders.
Attendees have an opportunity to receive a copy of Why Nations Fail at a discounted rate with the purchase of a ticket.
Lecture 7:30–9 pm
followed by book signing and refreshments
Tickets: $40 with a copy of Why Nations Fail,
$25 without.(Student pricing available)
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