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International bestselling author James Robinson delivers keynote on his new book The Narrow Corridor

11 October 2019
At the ESID conference we were lucky enough to have Professor James Robinson, author with Daron Acemoglu of international bestseller, Why Nations Fail. Their new book, The Narrow Corridor, is described by Newsweek as ‘a work of staggering ambition’ and ‘breathtakingly erudite’. The book was on sale at the conference before publication. In fact it was the first time James had got his hands on a copy.
James signed copies of the book – photos below – and delivered a keynote summarising his book that you can watch in full here: