Robert Hessen, “Capitalism”
Robert Hessen is an historian (Ph.D., Columbia University) who was senior fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. He is the author of Steel Titan, a biography of Charles Schwab, and In Defense of the Corporation. We here summarize his article on the debates over capitalism’s history.
Read Dr. Hessen’s “Capitalism” at the Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. Summary by Stephen Hicks, 2021.