Top 33 Market Economy Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Market Economy Quotes from famous people such as Peter L. Berger, Richard Powers, Jill Lepore, Chrystia Freeland, Omar Bongo, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

In a market economy, however, the individual has some p

In a market economy, however, the individual has some possibility of escaping from the power of the state.
Peter L. Berger
The thing that makes reading and writing suspect in the eyes of the market economy is that it’s not corrupted.
Richard Powers
The idea that debt is necessary for trade, and has to be forgiven, is consequent to the rise of a market economy. The idea that debt is wrong and should be punished is a feature of a moral economy.
Jill Lepore
In Western capitalism circa 2013, fear that the market economy has become dysfunctional is not limited to a few entrepreneurs in Boulder. It is being publicly expressed, with increasing frequency, by some of the people who occupy the commanding heights of the global economy.
Chrystia Freeland
The free market economy is supposed to be the only path leading to the happiness of humanity by promoting wealth and prosperity, power and influence of nations.
Omar Bongo
I support social market economy. But it only works if there is fair competition.
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer
The first principle of the market economy is that it is comprised of many small buyers and sellers, which implies a substantial degree of equity. Another fundamental market principle is that costs are internalized in the producer’s price.
David Korten
So I think one can say on empirical grounds – not because of some philosophical principle – that you can’t have democracy unless you have a market economy.
Peter L. Berger
To see off Corbyn’s Labour, we need to start the debate as to how and why a market economy is the way to deliver prosperity, social mobility, fully funded public services, and the means to address their concerns about the environment and social justice.
Anna Soubry
Mexico is a market economy, but we should have better markets.
Luis Videgaray Caso
I think a major cause of present Asian economic difficulties that mainly come from, you know, lack of market economy.
Kim Dae Jung
The Keynesian idea is once again accepted that fiscal policy and deficit spending has a major role to play in guiding a market economy. I wish Friedman were still alive so he could witness how his extremism led to the defeat of his own ideas.
Paul Samuelson
Bitcoin frees people from trying to operate in a modern market economy.
Timothy C. Draper
We, the Social Democrats, are convinced that capitalism needs to be tamed a second time. The first time we achieved that in Germany for many decades with the social market economy. That is no longer enough. Now we need to do it in Europe and even globally.
Sigmar Gabriel
It is true that the U.S. could and should have been more generous as Russia made its painful transition to a market economy in the 1990s.
Richard N. Haass
It has been true in Western societies and it seems to be true elsewhere that you do not find democratic systems apart from capitalism, or apart from a market economy, if you prefer that term.
Peter L. Berger
We must have the time to create strict rules so that property is not sold by Communist managers for a low price. They often get payments under the table to sell to the first bidder. This does not build public support for a market economy.
Vaclav Klaus
My claim is that we do not have a market economy, but a capitalist economy.
David Korten
Let me say again that the relationship is asymmetrical: there’s no democracy without a market economy, but you can have a market economy without democracy.
Peter L. Berger
The market economy is deeply congruent with the values set out in the Hebrew Bible. Material prosperity is a divine blessing. Poverty crushes the spirit as well as the body, and its alleviation is a sacred task. Work is a noble calling.
Jonathan Sacks
The market economy is very good at wealth creation but not perfect at all about wealth distribution.
Jonathan Sacks
I think Russians today have a distorted picture of capitalism, liberal democracy and market economy.
Garry Kasparov
The human species was not born into a market economy. Bees won’t sell you honey if you offer them an electronic funds transfer. The human species imagined money into existence, and it exists – for us, not mice or wasps – because we go on believing in it.
Eliezer Yudkowsky
In the 19th century, a lot of people were against outlawing child labour, because to do so would be against the very foundations of a free market economy: ‘These children want to work, these people want to employ them… what is your problem? It’s not as if anyone has kidnapped them…’
Ha-Joon Chang
An important instrument of economic policy-making in a market economy is credible, consistent, and timely communication.
Sanjaya Baru
It’s a market economy. Apparently the demand for great coaches exceeds the supply, so of course the price of good coaches is going to be high.
Michael Gartner
We will do whatever the government tells us to do, which is a critically important principle of the Chinese market economy, and there is nothing more for discussion about it.
Li Shufu
Few Indians realise that the shift towards a market economy requires us to be alert and to fight for our rights and very few of us are willing to spare the time or money for such battles.
Sucheta Dalal
Everyone should be investing in our free market economy.
Baiju Bhatt
Communism brought out the worst in human nature and crippled people’s ability or ambition to participate in a market economy.
Thomas Woods
China, as a nation, is a country under the one-party rule of the Communist Party, but it has introduced the market economy. As a country that is under the one-party rule of the Communist Party, normally what they should be seeking is equality of results.
Shinzo Abe
Yes, I think India's economy always has been a mixed ec

Yes, I think India’s economy always has been a mixed economy, and by Western standards we are much more of a market economy than a public sector-driven economy.
Manmohan Singh
The market economy of its own cannot destroy socialism. But to build socialism with success, it is necessary to develop a market economy in an adequate and correct way.
Nguyen Phu Trong