Liberal Market Economies

What they say on the tin.  The state as (allegedly) hands off, and only “setting the market conditions” – US, UK, Australia etc.

There is, according to Fred Block, a “Hidden Developmental State” that has been busy supporting the basic research that corporations no longer do… (i.e. they free-ride of the public tit while proclaiming the virtues of “The Market”)

Swimming Against the Current: The Rise of a Hidden Developmental State in the United States

Reading: Harrison and Mikler, Climate Innovation

see also Varieties of Capitalism, Co-ordinated Market Economies

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