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The Political Origins of Coordinated Capitalism : Business Organizations , Party Systems , and State Structure in the Age of Innocence

@inproceedings{Marquette2008ThePO,
  title={The Political Origins of Coordinated Capitalism : Business Organizations , Party Systems , and State Structure in the Age of Innocence},
  author={Marquette},
  year={2008}
}
This paper investigates the political determinants of corporatist and pluralist employers’ associations and reflects on the origins of the varieties of capitalism in the early decades of the 20th century. We hypothesize that proportional, multiparty systems tend to enable employers’ associations to develop into social corporatist organizations, whereas nonproportional, two-party systems are conducive to the formation of pluralist associations. Moreover, we suggest that federalism tends to… Expand

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