Where do we sit on this sliding scale of "liberal economies?" We have plenty of beaurocracy here, some designed to oversee those "free markets." And to keep the gov't organizations in check? Watchdog groups and oversight committees.
Consequently, low level corruption (i'll humor you and call it that, even though many people lost their pensions with Enron) is punished, but not discouraged. After the fact a few people go to jail, and have massive pensions when they get out. Only message sent is don't get caught.
In the end greed wins and the 1% will always find a way. The question is...how well does that economy take care of the least of it's people?
'Say what you will about the tenets of modern socialism, at least its an ethos' -Walter Sojezch, The Big Lebowski