Family Values or Crony Capitalism?

@article{James2008FamilyVO,
  title={Family Values or Crony Capitalism?},
  author={Harold James},
  journal={Capitalism and Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={3}
}
  • H. James
  • Published 12 June 2008
  • History, Economics
  • Capitalism and Society
Family firms are very prominent in many parts of the world, including in many of the most dynamic emerging markets. They are often thought to be associated with poor corporate and political governance. This article examines the debate about their durability and efficiency, using material drawn from the long experience of continental Europe and sketches out an ideal type of the family, in which there is a historical experience of entrepreneurship, a brand, and a network built around family… 
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