mixed economy


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mixed economy

an economy in which some industries are privately owned and others are publicly owned or nationalized

mixed economy

an economic system which combines two or more contrasting forms of economic decision-making, especially the combination of market principles and state intervention. See also CAPITALISM AND CAPITALIST MODE OF PRODUCTION.
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She focuses on the quality of services in the context of a mixed economy of childcare.
Just as Smith's minimal capitalism was transformed into John Maynard Keynes' mixed economy, we need to contemplate a transition from the national version of the mixed economy to its global counterpart.
As she sees it, governmental policies did not celebrate the diversity of NEP's mixed economy.
The centre-left party developed the highly successful "Swedish model"--a mixed economy founded on public-private partnership.
Unlike capitalistic America, moreover, Sweden is a socialist or mixed economy with a huge public sector, making the success of privatization unexpected.
The North Alabama Region has a very mixed economy evidenced by the presence and production of agricultural, industrial, and high-technological goods and services.
Perhaps it is time to re-examine Uruguay's mixed economy and learn how it produced an electorate whose overwhelming majority still believes in democracy.
His policies that encouraged foreign investment and the creation of a mixed economy, polarized the population to pro- and anti-Sadat stances.
Mixed quarterly earnings -- mirroring a generally mixed economy -- serve to highlight this changed reality.
It comes from the Tote's mixed economy, and is quoted only for guidance.
Singer used two arguments for his emerging model of a mixed economy in the products of the bio-tech age.
The new mixed economy looks instead for a synergy between public and private sectors, utilizing the dynamism of markets but with the public interest in mind" (pp.