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James A. Robinson


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James A. Robinson (born 1960) is a British economist and political scientist.

He is David Florence Professor of Government at Harvard University and a faculty associate at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. He studied economics at the London School of Economics, the University of Warwick and Yale University. He previously taught in the Department of Economics at the University of Melbourne, the University of Southern California and before moving to Harvard was a Professor in the Departments of Economics and Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley. His main research interests are in comparative economic and political development with a focus on the long-run
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Why Nations Fail: The Origi...

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Natural Experiments of History

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Economic Origins of Dictato...

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Economia Colombiana del Sig...

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