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Enlightenment Economics, July 14, 2011
“Machiavelli’s The Prince has a new rival. It’s THE DICTATOR’S HANDBOOK by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith.… This is a fantastically thought-provoking read. I found myself not wanting to agree but actually, for the most part, being convinced that the cynical analysis is the true one.”
An excellent book! After reading this, I must now finally admit to myself that I am naïve - my idealism blinded me from seeing what was right in front of me. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Orin Paddock
A great book I read for graduate studies. It only gets a little technical at times, so it could also be read for leisure.Published 1 month ago by Gabriel
I enjoyed reading this book, the writers I thought made some excellent points but also thought much of it was bad. Much of the logic needs work. Read morePublished 2 months ago by BernardZ
Straitforward, well documented, timely, and depressingly convincing in its appraisal of the universality of the corruption of power.Published 2 months ago by Nuges
Good read that is initially entertaining until you realize these are true historical events being shared. Scary how easily replicated dictatorship can be.Published 3 months ago by Jay Rodgers
Mesquita and Smith write a compelling book and engaging read comparable to “Freakonomics” in style. The authors seek to use simple economic logic to explain the staying power of... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Tiger CheeseSteak