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Liquor traps - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Apr 29, 2013

Gordon Tullock warned us that once substantial rents accrue to some regulatory provision, it gets hard to change the regulation even if it is spectacularly inefficient. He illustrated the case with New York's taxicab medallion system: the restriction on the supply of cabs doesn't help the drivers but instead drives up the price of the asset in fixed supply, … Read More