State Capitalism Comes of Age (Foreign. Affairs magazine). The End of the Free Market? By Ian Bremmer. May/June Across the United States, Europe. Member Login · · · Capital Flows · State Capitalism Comes of Age. by Ian Bremmer via Foreign Affairs April 24, State Capitalism Comes of Age. Ian Bremmer. Foreign Affairs. New York: May/ Jun Vol. 88, Iss. 3; pg. 40, 16 pgs. Abstract (Summary) Across the US.

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This is capitalism as practiced by the state. It will take place internationally, as we see these competing models create friction in international politics and global markets.

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Or these economic fragmented arguments — for wge moment not yet an articulated theory- are nowadays basically a disguise for geopolitics action for certain emergent powers or populist politics for certain politicians?

In his essay Bremmer argues that the West is responsible “whether free-market capitalism will remain a viable long-term alternative will depend in large measure on what U.

Across the United States, Europe, and much of the rest of the developed world, the recent wave of state interventionism is meant to lessen the pain of the current global recession and restore ailing economies to health. There is a delicate balance between these two extremes that policymakers all over the world will have to find.

On the international stage in a world dominated by state capitalism economy is not anymore a source for cooperation but a tool for political pressure and conflict. Risks in Russia Q: Brazil will also re-emerge from the financial crisis with it status as an emerging market power intact. His still high public approval capitalizm suggest his government will ride out the hremmer crisis with its market-friendly reputation secure.

The new trend will stiff innovation and growth as the Soviet implosion reminds us? By the way, the financial crisis and global recession have revealed that the lack of regulation of recent years is hardly a durable model for long-term growth either.


The motivations behind investment decisions in state capitalism are political rather than economic.

Thus I would not say this phenomenon has come of age in the US. Nowadays state capitalism takes more and more ground over the world: This is a breemmer question. Greatings, Super post, Need to mark it on Digg Have a nice day.

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Bureaucrats and social engineers cannot play the role of free market managers. The West has moved “left,” and this intensified the already existing tendencies toward state capitalism in the developing world. In a political context, state capitalism makes sense as a tool for authoritarian governments, because it allows them to micromanage both political and economic challenges that have a direct impact on state stability. Governments on both sides of the Atlantic know that to maintain popular support, they must keep their promises to return the banking sector and large enterprises to private aye once they have been restored to health.

There is a restructuring underway, and there will be clear winners and losers. WTO will have a bad time? The government of the U.

Are we assisting to the swinging of the pendulum in economic doctrines? The United States should reassert its commitment to expanding trade both with the European Union. The most surprising of these horsemen would probably be the sovereign wealth funds SWFbecause they rocketed to prominence so quickly after having existed as a very small factor in global market performance for many years.

For the most part, gulf banks avoided exposure to the financial products that did so much damage in the west, and budget planners in these governments made wisely conservative assumptions about crude oil prices. Instead, profiting from commercial relations with state capitalist countries is in the United States’ near-term economic interests. Managing China’s looming social and environmental challenges will ultimately prove beyond the capacity of bureaucrats; they will eventually realize that the free market is more likely to help them feed and house the country’s 1.


For the most part, the governments of developed countries do not intend to manage these economies indefinitely. State Capitalism Comes of Age. Results 1 to 2 of 2. Xinhui, I notice you’ve taken the title of this thread from the title of the tape which seems to apply to the US.

Annan Out 28th, at 4: The new course of state control over key economic sectors in the U. China tops the list…of the likeliest winners Q: Over the longer-term, however, technological innovation will have capitalisk transformative effect.

State Capitalism Comes of Age

The time now is Every economy in crisis needs in some degree of state intervention and decisive political actions to be cured, but the excessive political measures are proven ineffective simply because of the ineffectivness of central planning. He co-authored The Fat Tail: Today’s state capitalism exists in countries where the rule of law is weak and corruption is a common practice.

But it needs better control than what existed over the last decade in the US. Infighting among key politicians in Ukraine prevents its government from moving forward on implementation of changes needed to ensure IMF help is not delayed.

Even in the current economical climate in the US, it is a stop-gap measure to save many large companies from bankruptcy. The rise of state capitalism really began several decades ago with the rise in importance of oil in the global economy.