A psychological look at economic growth : an omni-political manifesto
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- Master Thesis 
This master's thesis is an attempt to synthesize the psychological theory of self-esteem, as formulated by Nathaniel Branden, with economic thought in order to provide an innovative way of analyzing historical economic data. The nations of examination are The United States of America and the Kingdom of Bhutan. Initially there will be an exploration of why this type of analysis may be useful at this time in the procession of economic and psychological history. Branden's six pillars of self-esteem are all examined, and translated into suggested ways of how to go about analyzing nations. This is followed by looking the aforementioned nation's economic vitals, and then their national-economic-esteem.