Noriko Hama

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| Oct 29, 2007

Sovereign vultures look Adam Smith in the eye

When Adam Smith wrote “An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations” in 1776, the industrial revolution had entered its second decade and the relationship between nations and their wealth was still relatively straightforward.Wealthy nations built empires. Empire-building nations became ...