States often said to exhibit crony capitalism include the People’s Republic of China; India, especially up to the early 1990s when manufacturing was strictly controlled by the government (the “Licence Raj”); Indonesia; Argentina; Brazil; United Kingdom; Malaysia; Israel; Russia; the United States; and most other ex-Eastern Bloc states. Wu Jinglian, one of China’s leading economists and a longtime champion of its transition to free markets, says that it faces two starkly contrasting futures: a market economy under the rule of law or crony capitalism.

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