Invitation to Chaos

Many a U.S. businessman is beset by the nagging fear that wartime controls will be kept on postwar industry too long for the nation's good. But last week businessmen were firmly told that what they should really fear is that controls may be dropped too soon.

This advice came from Columbia University's John Maurice Clark, author of Demobilization of War Economic Controls (McGraw-Hill; $1.75), third of a series of postwar studies sponsored by the Committee for Economic Development. Said he: "To follow lines of least resistance . . . and disband...

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