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Mancur Olson • 15 Items / 4 Books, 9 Articles, 2 Reviews
The Rise and Decline of Nations (1982)
Economic Growth, Stagflation, and Social Rigidities
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Published Reviews
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    Political Booknotes (Review)
    The Rise and Decline of Nations, by Mancur Olson
    1. The Rise and Decline of Nations by Mancur Olson
    The Washington Monthly, December 1982, p. 60
  2. Books
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    Does Great Prosperity Take Little Rebellions? (Review)
    The Rise and Decline of Nations, by Mancur Olson
    1. The Rise and Decline of Nations by Mancur Olson
    Reason, August 1983, pp. 54-55
  3. Economy, Society, Academy
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    Economics and the "Big Picture" (Review)
    The Rise and Decline of Nations, by Mancur Olson
    1. The Rise and Decline of Nations by Mancur Olson
    The Public Interest, Spring 1983, pp. 125-131
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    Book Reviews (Review)
    The Rise and Decline of Nations, by Mancur Olson
    1. The Rise and Decline of Nations by Mancur Olson
    Political Science Quarterly, Summer 1983, p. 323
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    From Infancy to Senility and Back (Review)
    The Rise and Decline of Nations, by Mancur Olson
    1. The Rise and Decline of Nations by Mancur Olson
    The New York Review of Books, March 3, 1983, pp. 9-10
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    Books: Thinking Like an Economist (Review)
    The Rise and Decline of Nations, by Mancur Olson
    1. The Rise and Decline of Nations by Mancur Olson
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1982, pp. 68-70
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    What's Hate Got To Do With It? (2 Reviews)
    The Rise and Decline of Nations, by Mancur Olson
    1. The Rise and Decline of Nations by Mancur Olson
    2. The Rise of Radical Egalitarianism by Aaron Wildavsky
    Reason, December 1992, p. 30
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    Economics Made Radical---and Static (2 Reviews)
    The Rise and Decline of Nations, by Mancur Olson
    1. The Rise and Decline of Nations by Mancur Olson
    2. U.S.S.R. in Crisis by Marshall I. Goldman
    Chronicles, October 1983, pp. 13-15
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    Old Insights (3 Reviews)
    Bleak House, Vol. I, by Charles Dickens
    1. Bleak House, Vol. I by Charles Dickens
    2. The Rise and Decline of Nations by Mancur Olson
    3. Titan by Ron Chernow
    Reason, December 2000, p. 54
  10. Selected Publications Received
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    International Economics and Technology (4 Reviews)
    The Rise and Decline of Nations, by Mancur Olson
    1. The Rise and Decline of Nations by Mancur Olson
    2. The Science Race by Catherine P. Ailes and Francis W. Rushing
    3. Technology and Soviet Energy Availability
    4. Foreign Policy and the Modern World-System by Pat McGowan and Charles W. Kegley, Jr.
    Orbis, Summer 1983, p. 495
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    Bad Times, Better Ways? (5 Reviews)
    Britain Against Itself, by Samuel H. Beer
    1. Britain Against Itself by Samuel H. Beer
    2. The Irrelevance of Conventional Economics by Thomas Balogh
    3. Meaning and Action by Peter Marris
    4. The Rise and Decline of Nations by Mancur Olson
    5. The Second Stage by Betty Friedan
    Encounter, March 1983, pp. 79-84
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    Recent Books on International Relations (16 Reviews)
    General: Economic and Social
    1. The Rise and Decline of Nations by Mancur Olson
    2. Oil Strategy and Politics, 1941-1981 by Walter J. Levy and Melvin A. Conant
    3. A. Desirable Energy Future by Robert S. Livingston and Truman D. Anderson
    4. U.S. Energy Policy and U.S. Foreign Policy in the 1980's by John E. Gray, Henry H. Fowler, and Joseph W. Harned, ...
    5. After the Second Oil Crisis by Wilfrid L. Kohl
    6. An Immodest Agenda by Amitai Etzioni
    7. Toward a New U.S. Industrial Policy? by Michael L. Wachter and Susan M. Wachter
    8. Industry Vitalization by Margaret E. Dewar
    9. Economic Development by Ian M.D. Little
    10. The International Economy and Industrial Development by Robert H. Ballance, Javed A. Ansari, and Hans Wolfgang Singer, ...
    11. Development Without Aid by Melvyn B. Krauss
    12. Private Foreign Aid by Landrum R. Bolling and Craig Smith
    13. The Collaboration of Nations by Douglas Dosser, David Gowland, and Keith Hartley, ...
    14. U.S.-Japanese Agricultural Trade Relations by Emery N. Castle and Kenzo Hemmi
    15. The Re-United States of America by David A. Heenan
    16. The Real World War by Hunter Lewis and Donald Allison
    Foreign Affairs, Winter 1982, pp. 464-466