Crony Capitalism, American Style: What are We Talking About Here?

47 Pages Posted: 23 Oct 2014

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Malcolm S. Salter

HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit

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Date Written: October 22, 2014

Abstract

This paper seeks to reduce the ambiguity surrounding our understanding of what crony capitalism is, what it is not, what costs crony capitalism leaves in its wake, and how we might contain it.

Keywords: Democracy, industrial governance, institutional corruption, crony capitalism, lobbying, campaign finance, the 'revolving door,' costs, cronyism, business ethics, campaign finance reform

Suggested Citation

Salter, Malcolm S., Crony Capitalism, American Style: What are We Talking About Here? (October 22, 2014). Edmond J. Safra Working Papers, No. 50. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2513352 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2513352

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