How Dominant are Big US Corporations?

How Dominant are Big US Corporations?
Fix, Blair. (2021). Economics from the Top Down. 29 September. (Article - Magazine; English).

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I recently had a lively Twitter debate with Jonathan Nitzan, Shimshon Bichler and Cory Doctorow about the future of big corporations in the United States. The debate was prompted by Doctorow’s piece ‘End of the line for Reaganomics’, which I reposted on Doctorow argues that we may be witnessing a sea change in the way governments treat big corporations. Since the Reagan era, the US government has taken most of the teeth out of antitrust enforcement [...] Jonathan Nitzan and Shimshon Bichler then entered the Twitter debate backed by their own research on corporate power. For their part, Nitzan and Bichler are less optimistic that the US government will seriously challenge the power of big corporations [...] Here’s where I enter the debate. I am more optimistic than Bichler and Nitzan that the US government will challenge corporate power. The reason is that the COVID crisis has forced a drastic change in government policy. Let’s have a look.



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Dominant Capital is Much More Powerful Than You Think
Bichler, Shimshon and Nitzan, Jonathan. (2021). Real-World Economics Review Blog. February. (Article - Magazine; English).


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BN State & Government
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