Well, surprise surprise, there really is a relationship between the rule of law and the wealth of a country. But as the original researcher points out, it's a long term matter.

An excellent fun game for all the family to play. Lol Blairs. Don't worry if you don't understand the idea yet: just ask anyone under 20.

The Royal Navy in the Age of Sail: how about viewing it as a test bed of superstar economics? 

A bit of a stretch perhaps, but a reason to urge dictatorships to host the Olympic Games?

Another 11 "victories " in the War on Drugs. 

A provocative thought: were Jeff Skilling and Ken Lay railroaded in the Enron case? And what about those Nat West bankers?  

And finally, the English legal profession appears to have some problems as well.