Tag: Unintended Consequences

FDA Considers Regulating E-cigarette Juices »

Despite the best of intentions, efforts to regulate vice frequently fail and can lead to harmful secondary effects for those they intend to help.

Government-Pushed Ethanol Harms People, Environment »

Unintended consequences abound when playing favorites with special interests.

A Plea to My Male (and Female) Colleagues in Economics »

In a recent blog post, Jeffrey R. Brown, a Professor of Business and Dean at the College of Business at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, published a “public plea” to his “male senior colleagues in economics.” In the post, he references the research of an undergraduate student who looked at the words used to…
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When Government Fails—Venezuela Edition »

Whenever Venezuela comes up in the news the story is rarely good. From massive civil unrest, to rampant shortages, to hyper-inflation, to stories of squatters, the country is probably not on the top of many people’s “places I’d like to visit” list. While we may look at the situation in Venezuela and think, “wow,…
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