A few more economics weblog
By the way, I started to read A Farewell to Alms, a provocative book by Gregory Clark. I've found some similarity to the underlying key note found in How We Compete: Unit Labor Cost is the key to FDI.
And, Why did Europe’s growth take-off happen first? is an interesting piece. A following piece referred seems interesting: Simonton (1997): “Foreign Influence and National Achievement: The Impact of Open Milieus on Japanese Civilization,” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 72(1), 86—94.