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The Invisible Hand Of Planning: Capitalism, Social Science, And The State In The 1920s

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Guy Alchon examines the mutually supportive efforts of social scientists, business managers, and government officials to create America's first peacetime system of macroeconomic management.

Originally published in 1985.

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Hardcover, 263 pages
Published August 21st 1985 by Princeton University Press
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"This New Era planning reflected both the antistatism of American political culture and the modern search for national managerial capabilities. Committed to voluntarism, it embraced the kind of 'individualism' that concentrated private power at the level of the business firm and refused to challenge managerial prerogatives. But it also fixed responsibility for the economy's overall performance at the level of the firm, and sought to educate individual businessmen to respond to the countercyclica ...more
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