Book Review: Why Nations fail – the origins of power, prosperity and poverty

Deniz Kellecioglu


Why nations fail is a compelling contribution to the classic question of why some countries are poor and some rich, but it is also marred from several shortcomings and under-representations, which cast doubts on the positive messages of creating better institutions and reducing poverty.

Published on 7th February, 2013, in World Social and Economic Review No 2, 2013