What are the reasons behind the wealth and poverty of nations? Since this question has exercised the minds of thinkers from Adam Smith to David Landes, Jared Diamond and Richard Lynn, I decided to take a look at it myself. I came to the conclusion that while geography, macroeconomic policies, resource windfalls and the microeconomic […]
Human Biodiversity, Psychometrics, and Evolutionary Psychology
That ancient question - what accounts for the wealth of nations? Don't tax yourself with Adam Smith or Landes. It's mostly intelligence, with a small dash of social cohesion.