In a market economy, however, the individual has some possibility of escaping from the power of the state.
To get away from poverty, you need several things at the same time: school, health, and infrastructure – those are the public investments. And on the other side, you need market opportunities, information, employment, and human rights.
I think the market is always going to be around. The goal is not to say, let’s get rid of the market, because the market does render a huge number of services, and I don’t want to have a fight about the price of something every time I buy a book or a bottle of water.
There is a movement in club football, which I don’t necessarily consider a prime example of solidarity, because it leads us to conclude the rich are getting richer and they are using everything in the market to create an exodus from Africa.
If you say simply that pressures toward democracy are created by the market, I would say yes.
Pleasure is the carrot dangled to lead the ass to market; or the precipice.
Today the tyrant rules not by club or fist, but disguised as a market researcher, he shepherds his flocks in the ways of utility and comfort.
Marriage, a market which has nothing free but the entrance.
The market turns out to be just one special case of collective decision-making.
Market design is about understanding the details of markets in sufficient detail so that we can help fix them when they are broken.