Acemoglu and Robinson have proven to be extremely combative bloggers but they have, until now, refrained from engaging directly with their nemesis. Well, it seems they might have been harbouring a little bit of a grudge:
Several people asked us why we haven’t responded to Jeffrey Sachs’s review of Why Nations Fail. Well the answer was sort of in-between the lines in our response to Arvind Subramanian review: we said that thoughtful reviews deserve thoughtful answers.
Grab your popcorn and head on over for the full reply!