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Key Terms · Social Market Economy · Welfare State · Social Safety Nets · Universal Health Care · The Wirtschaftswunder I. Post-War Economic Recovery and Social Democracy The Post-War American Economic System o The Americans were by far the most economically advanced nation o The Marshall Plan Made the Americans look good A New Model for Capitalism: The “Mixed” or “Social Market” Economy European Integration II. The Social Democratic Alternative: Origins, Goals, Outcomes Rebuilding Economies: A new raison d étre for Government o The government has a responsibility in the economy to do things that private enterprise do not do well Raising Living Standards, Building a Large Middle Class
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Unformatted text preview: • Sustaining Growth, Sustaining Democracy o The Welfare State, “Safety Nets”, and Society’s Collective Responsibility Retirement and Pensions Unemployment Insurance Health Care as a Right • the United States is the only industrialized country that doesn’t have universal healthcare Education Child Care o “Managing” Capitalism and Markets: Regulation, Investment, Mediation • The Economic Miracle and a New Age of Affluence: The Case of Germany o Ludwig Erhard (1949-1963, 1963-1966) and The Social Market Economy radical conservative and part of a Christian tradition o Wirtschaftswunder • A Remarkable Record of Success Which pie do you like more?...
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