WNF and Acemoglu and Robinson’s recent posts about South Africa

Ladies and gentlemen, this is stuff that we will only be getting to at the end of this course, but I want to highlight them now, before they disappear into the ether. Acemoglu and Robinson have been writing a few interesting posts about South Africa recently and I think that we should take note:

Not everyone agrees with their analysis. Have a look at Johan Fourie’s views. There are quite a few things to discuss and I am going to book us a political economy guest speaker for the end of  September or early October.


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