Why does crony capitalism seem to be endemic to the U.S. economy? The Independent Review’s Winter 2019 symposium examines whether or not free-market economies have an inherent tendency to lapse into cronyism and what measures, if any, could fix the problem.

Robert M. Whaples is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute and Co-Editor of The Independent Review.
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