Volume 7 (2012)
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- Excessive Ambitions by Elster, Jon
- Comment on "Implementing a Macroprudential Framework: Blending Boldness and Realism" (by Claudio Borio) by Calomiris, Charles W
- Animal Spirits Revisited by Dow, Alexander and Dow, Sheila C.
- Obliquity by Kay, John
- Capital Markets and Financial Politics: Preferences and Institutions by Roe, Mark J.
The Complex Economic Organization of Capitalist Economies
Citation Information: Capitalism and Society. Volume 6, Issue 1, Pages –, ISSN (Online) 1932-0213, DOI: 10.2202/1932-0213.1082, August 2011
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The ideology of how economic activity is organized in capitalist economies is sharp and simple markets. However, in reality, economic activities in capitalist economies are organized in a variety of different ways, market organization prominent among them but not totally dominating. The basic argument of this paper is that capitalist economies should be understood as mixed economies.