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Sebastián Edwards

Sebastián Edwards

Writing for PS since 2000
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Sebastián Edwards is Professor of International Economics at UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management. His latest book is American Default: The Untold Story of FDR, the Supreme Court, and the Battle over Gold

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    Cronies Everywhere

    Kemal Derviş

    Three recent books on political economy show 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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