Defending a Mixed Economy

New Rambler, May 9, 2016

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper

8 Pages Posted: 24 May 2016

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Herbert Hovenkamp

University of Pennsylvania Law School; University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School; University College London

Date Written: May 21, 2016


This essay reviews Jacob S. Hacker's and Paul Pierson's very engaging book, American Amnesia: How the War on Government Led Us to Forget what Made America Prosper (2016).

Keywords: Economics, Politics, Interest Groups, History

Suggested Citation

Hovenkamp, Herbert, Defending a Mixed Economy (May 21, 2016). New Rambler, May 9, 2016; U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper. Available at SSRN:

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