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An economic system combining private and state enterprise.
- ‘Obsession with the narrow economic and social concerns of managing the mixed economy sidelined other issues, such as immigration, national identity, or the environment.’
- ‘In contrast, the link between improved performance and either a mixed economy of financing or greater private provision is less clear and, in so far as it exists, highly complex.’
- ‘On politico-ideological grounds, they would not and could not embrace a mixed economy approach to the transformation process.’
- ‘All universal organizations include members with capitalist, socialist, and mixed economies.’
- ‘A widely popular, though nonetheless erroneous, construction holds that we face no dichotomous choice between regimes, but rather have evolved a new form of governance, a mixed economy.’
- ‘As an architect of Indian development, he steered India toward adopting a mixed economy with a large public sector and considerable state control of the private sector.’
- ‘China has a mixed economy, one in which the government's role and institutional legacies from the former command economy have had profound effects on the geography of production.’
- ‘In mixed economies, people may fear a monopolist because a person with so much control over the market has the opportunity to use the regulatory power of the state for his or her own benefit.’
- ‘Since the existence of government virtually necessitates second-best policies, the marginal conditions can be no guide for intervention in a mixed economy.’
- ‘All successful economies - capitalist, socialist or mixed economy social democratic - have to harness the talents of people who have ideas and organisational acumen.’
- ‘The contemporary inhabitants of so-called mixed economies live in the presence of two distinct and incompatible systems of pricing and resource allocation.’
- ‘It paid lip-service to the mixed economy, but viewed private enterprise with distaste.’
- ‘There is wide support for the mixed economy - a private enterprise economy subject to government controls - as well as for state provision of welfare services.’
- ‘In the 1930s through the 1950s the belief became popular that capitalism could only survive in an amputated way, in the form of a mixed economy or as a social market economy.’
- ‘The party of Small Business, believers in a mixed economy rather than fanatical free-marketeers, at least, as long as a mixed-economy works.’
- ‘Virtually every social system is a mixed economy, and in each case the proper name for it is that of the dominant partner in the mix.’
- ‘Before entering into an investigation of the interventionist system of a mixed economy, two points must be clarified.’
- ‘By rights there should be a reassessment of the whole epoch of privatisation and uncontrolled capitalism and a return to the mixed economy.’
- ‘Toward the end of the Cold War, the major political debate in western countries was economic - between advocates of a mixed economy and advocates of a largely privatised economy.’
- ‘Attention will be given to the theoretical problems of pure collectivism and to applied problems of mixed economies.’
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