Capitalism, the Unknown Ideal

Who is Alan Greenspan from Capitalism, the Unknown Ideal and what is their importance?

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Alan Greenspan is one of the contributing authors to the book. He is a former chairman of the Federal Reserve System and is well-respected in the world of economics and finance. Greenspan's astute management of the Fed and the monetary system resulted in years of stability for the economy. Greenspan writes of the reason for antitrust legislation and why it was necessary for the economy. One of the functions of government is to maintain a competitive marketplace for the market participants and part of the way they do this is through the use of antitrust legislation. He also contributes a selection on the gold standard and why it was important for the world. He also authored the chapter, the Assault on Integrity.