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Charles Bean

Charles Bean

Writing for PS since 2016
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Charles Bean, a former Deputy Governor for Monetary Policy and Chief Economist of the Bank of England, is Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics.

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    Cronies Everywhere

    Kemal Derviş

    Three recent books demonstrate that there are as many differences between crony-capitalist systems as there are similarities. And while deep-seated corruption is usually associated with autocracies like modern-day Russia, democracies have no reason to assume that they are immune.

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