Free the Market!: Why Only Government Can Keep the Marketplace Competitive
Portfolio, 2009 - 416 ページ
Why we need government intervention in the free market to protect competition and encourage innovation
Starting about thirty years ago, conservatives forced an overhaul of competition policy that has loosened business rules for everything from selling products to buying competitors.
Gary Reback thinks the changes have gone too far. Today's competition policies, he argues, were made for the old manufacturing economy of the 1970s. But in a high-tech world, these policies actually slow innovation, hurt consumers, and entrench big companies at the expense of entrepreneurs.
Free the Market! is both a memoir of Reback's titanic legal battles—involving top companies such as Apple, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, and AT&T—and a persuasive argument for measured government intervention in the free market to foster competition. Among the fascinating questions he considers:
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Review: Free the Market!: Why Only Government Can Keep the Marketplace Competitiveユーザー レビュー - Martín - Goodreads
The perfect mix of economic analysis, public policy discussion, autobiography, and non fiction legal drama. レビュー全文を読む
Review: Free the Market!: Why Only Government Can Keep the Marketplace Competitiveユーザー レビュー - Elaine Nelson - Goodreads
A review/history of anti-trust law in the information age, how the laxity in antitrust law enforcement in the last 20th/early 21st century has coincided with the rise of software companies and the ... レビュー全文を読む