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Aleksandre Jgarkava

Aleksandre Jgarkava
I am a writer and a researcher currently completing my Master of Science degree program in Institutions and Political Economy at the University of Barcelona. I am passionate about the political, socio-economic, and historical events that created the modern world as we know it. My work is at an intersection between international relations, economics, and history and aims to draw greater attention to the issues concerning the Global South.

Why industrialization took place in Britain and not in China

Greif and Tabellini, in Cultural and Institutional Bifurcation: China and Europe Compared, explore how cultures affect the development of different social organizations. They used the case...

First Globalization and what can we learn from it

To most of us, the globalized, interconnected world is the only world we know. However, it has not always been like that and there...

The Role of Coal in the British Industrial Revolution

The industrial revolution is arguably the single most important event in economic history. Since its start in the 1750s, it has touched almost every...