Prophets of Regulation (Google eBook)

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Harvard University Press, Jun 1, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 416 pages
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Contents

Adams and the Sunshine Commission
1
State to Federal Railroads to Trusts
57
Brandeis and the Origins of the FTC
80
Antitrust Regulation and the FTC
143
Landis and the Statecraft of the SEC
153
Ascent Decline and Rebirth
210
Kahn and the Economists Hour
222
Regulation Reconsidered
300
Notes
311
Acknowledgments
373
Index
375
Copyright

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Page 5 - They go and come with such regularity and precision, and their whistle can be heard so far, that the farmers set their clocks by them, and thus one well-conducted institution regulates a whole country.

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About the author (2009)

Thomas K. McCraw is Straus Professor of Business History Emeritus at Harvard Business School and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History.

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