terça-feira, junho 24, 2014

Curiosidade do dia

Outra pérola de economistas, desta vez retirada de "Why Nations Fail" de Daron Acemoglu e Jim Robinson.
"Indeed, the most widely used university textbook in economics, written by Nobel Prize - winner Paul Samuelson, repeatedly predicted the coming economic dominance of the Soviet Union. In the 1961 edition, Samuelson predicted that Soviet national income would overtake that of the United States possibly by 1984, but probably by 1997. In the 1980 edition there was little change in the analysis, though the two dates were delayed to 2002 and 2012."

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