Religion, Political Power, and Economic Growth with Jared Rubin

Economics Detective Radio | 3 November 2017 | 1h 01m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Jared Rubin about his book Rulers, Religion, and Riches: Why the West Got Rich and the Middle East Did Not. Argues that switching the legitimisation of political power from religious authority to economic elites in places like England and The Netherlands set the stage for the Industrial Revolution. Via Razib Khan.

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