The Economics and Ethics of Price Gouging during time of Distress

SPEAKER: Mark J. Perry, American Enterprise Institute and the University of Michigan-Flint

Does government enforcement of anti-price gouging laws during times of distress actually work to the benefits consumers?  Unfortunately, the artificially low prices resulting from anti-price gouging laws have the unintended consequences of prolonging the suffering, increasing shortages of critical supplies, and delaying the recovery process during periods of national emergency

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