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The Narrow Corridor

States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty

Daron Acemoglu

From the authors of the international bestseller Why Nations Fail, a crucial new big-picture framework that answers the question of how liberty flourishes in some states but falls to authoritarianism or anarchy in others--and explains how it can continue to thrive despite new threats.Liberty is hardly the "natural" order of things. In most places a...
Publish Date
September 24
Goodreads rating
Jan 24, 2020
There’s a fantastic book I recently read, it’s called The Narrow Corridor,- Nadella said in response to a question from Schwab about runaway pay for executives. - It’s [about] the real, constant tension between what does a society want and … what does the government want … and you have to find the narrow corridor. And similarly I believe between markets, democracies, and liberal values, we have to find the corridor that works, where there isn’t anything out of kilter, whether it’s CEO pay or anything else.     source