Table of contents for The competition solution : the bipartisan secret behind American prosperity / Paul A. London.

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 Table of Contents
Introduction
Chapter 1: A Tale of Two Economies
 Suspecting a Trap
 The "Goldilocks Economy"
 Contrasting Two Economies
 Postwar Economy: The New Industrial State
 The 1990s: How Things Have Changed
 Manufacturing
 The Regulated Industries
 The Financial Sector
 Retailing
 A Strikingly Different Economy
Chapter 2: The Passing of "Generous Motors" and Big Steel
 Auto Industry Hearings: 1958
 Automobiles: An Entrepreneurial Industry Goes Wrong.
 Japanese Imports Shake Up the American Giants
 The Government Rescues Chrysler
 Looking for Protection
 Splits in the Business Community to Keep Auto Markets
 Open
 Japanese "Transplants" Make It in America
Chapter 3: The Steel Story
 The Construction Industry and Minimills
 Imports: Caught Between Two Fires
 The Auto Industry Delivers a Crucial Blow
 The Parts Makers Back Competition, Too
 The Parts Makers Turn on Big Steel
 Machine Tool Builders Forced to Compete As Well
 Coming Around: Big Steel Itself Backs Competition in
 Electricity
 U.S. Political System Can Support Competition
 In the Rear-View Mirror
Chapter 4: The Demise of the Government-Supported
Oligopolies
 Jack the Giant Killer
 The Way It Was in the Regulated Industries
 Limits on Competition: Another Legacy of the Great
 Depression
 New Deal Economic Measures
 Concern Grows About Weak Competition After the War
 Competition's Comeback: Regulation Slowly Unwinds
 The Pessimists Are Proved Wrong
 Competition Comes to AT&T
 The End of Airline Price-Fixing Begins a Parade
 Carter Picks Up Where Ford Left Off
 Ford and Carter Take On the Truckers and Teamsters
 The Dam Has Burst
 The Bottom Line: The Economic Impacts of Deregulation
 Counterattacks
 The Airline Crisis
 The Telecommunications Meltdown
 The California Energy Crisis
 Competition Becomes Contagious
Chapter 5: Opening Up American Finance
 A Financier Who Said Yes
 The Changing Structure of American Finance
 The Junk-Bond Market
 Competition Comes to the New York Stock Exchange
 Regional Banks Challenge the New York Establishment
 Copying the Americans-More or Less
 In the Rear-View Mirror
 Abuses Are Not a Reason to Reverse Reforms
Chapter 6: The Revolution in Retailing
 Out-of-Town Shopping
 Wal-Mart Remakes the Playing Field
 The Politics of Retail Competition
 Challenging the Department Stores and Groceries
 The Retail Competition Ripple Effect
 Continuing Efforts to Limit Competition
 California's Big-Box Battle
 Besieging Manhattan
 The Vintners' Internet Wars
 Retail Battles in Japan and Europe
 The Well-Fortified Japanese Corner Store
 Restrictions on Competition in European Retailing
 Balancing Interests
Chapter 7: Overlooking "the Plainest Truths"
 Tools of the Economist's Trade
 Nixon Lets the Private Sector Off the Hook
 Ford and Carter: Facing Economic Orthodoxy
 Reagan and the Supply-Siders: Stressing Tax Cuts
 Bush and Clinton: Cutting Deals With a Powerful Fed
 Summing Up
Chapter 8: The Competition Solution: "The Liberation of a
People's Vital Energies"
 Circling Back
 Progrowth Policies for a New Century
 The Importance of Liberal Trade Policies
 The Continuing Relevance of Antitrust
 Regulation: Framework and Rules for Competition
 Policing Competition in Financial Markets
 New Sectors Where Competition Would Stimulate Growth
 Increasing Competition in Education
 Increasing Competition in Health Care
Conclusion
Notes
About the Author

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Competition -- United States.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 2001-.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.