The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Competitive Market Processes

  • J. A. Clifton
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95189-5_166

Abstract

Do fully competitive price signals from intense rivalry in the market justify the moral sentiment of laissez-faire? On grounds of distributive justice among risk-takers, the answer has generally been ‘yes’ throughout the history of economic analysis.

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