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The Freiburg school (German : Freiburger Schule) is a school of economic thought founded in the 1930s at the University of Freiburg.

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It builds somewhat on the earlier historical school of economics but stresses that only some forms of competition are good, while others may require oversight. This is considered a lawful and legitimate role of government in a democracy in the Freiburg School. [1] The School provided the economic theoretical elements of ordoliberalism and the social market economy in post-war Germany.

The Freiburg school of economics was called 'neoliberalism' until Anglo-American scholars reappropriated the term. [2]

Adherents

Wilhelm Röpke (from Austrian School), Alfred Müller-Armack and Alexander Rüstow were not members of the Freiburg School but did provide, together with the Freiburg School, the foundations of ordoliberalism.

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