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Markets or governments

choosing between imperfect alternatives

by Charles Wolf

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Capitalism,
  • Economic policy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCharles Wolf, Jr.
    SeriesA Rand Corporation research study
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB501 .W89 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 220 p. :
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2429872M
    ISBN 100262231344
    LC Control Number87118516

      In the flush of enthusiasm to make government work better, reformers from both left and right have urged government to turn as many functions as possible over to the private sector and to allow market competition instill efficiency and choice. In fact, government has been doing just this for years: every major policy initiative launched since World War II has been managed by public-private Reviews: 1. Government and Markets is the first book to tackle systematically and in a multidisciplinary fashion the role of democratic governments during and after the transition from plan to market. The role of governments during the transformation is important for eliminating the obstacles and putting into place the conditions for the emergence of a viable market economy.

      Governments intervene in markets to try and overcome market failure. The government may also seek to improve the distribution of resources (greater equality). The aims of government intervention in markets include. Stabilise prices; Provide producers/farmers with a minimum income; To avoid excessive prices for goods with important social welfare. In his first book, the former New York governor and current CNN cohost offers a manifesto on the economy and the public interest. As New York State Attorney General from to , Eliot Spitzer successfully pursued corporate crime, including stock price inflation, securities fraud, and predatory lending practices. Drawing on those experiences, in this book Spitzer considers when and how.

    Markets China’s Local Governments Binge on Off-the-Books Debt Beijing used to take a tougher line on these debts, but has somewhat shifted stance from trying to rein in debt to shoring up growth. A wet market (also called a public market) is a marketplace selling fresh meat, fish, produce, and other perishable goods as distinguished from "dry markets" that sell durable goods such as fabric and electronics. Not all wet markets sell live animals, but the term wet market is sometimes used to signify a live animal market in which vendors slaughter animals upon customer purchase.


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