In Part 1, I introduced the discussion about the use of industry policies in the Keynesian period after World War 2. Most nations adopted a mixed planning-market based system for allocating productive resources and the state was always central in setting out planning parameters, direct ownership and employment, and regulation. It was a system that researchers described as being “highly successful”.
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A trio of studies examining the “revolving door”, the transparency register, and how much big companies have spent on lobbying the EU Read Here European Commission, Photo Credit: Stephane Mignon