I was happy to run across this just now - I have long been a fan of Peer Vries, so I was glad to see I am cited in his review. Off for a day hike but as soon as I get back I will be reading this closely. (The mention is in footnote 14 and the page it is on).
Does wealth entirely depend on inclusive institutions and pluralist politics? Peer Vries, University of Vienna, July 2012.
A review of: Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson, Why nations fail. The origins of power, prosperity and poverty Profile Books (London 2012).
Working Papers in Technology Governance and Economic Dynamics no. 43. Forthcoming in TSEG - Tijdschrift voor Sociale en Economische Geschiedenis.