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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Censoring Pleas for Help


Governments have a long history of imposing price controls on a wide range of goods and services. Dwight Lee argues that this is a particulary harmful form of government censorship; one that stiffles communication, prevents market exchange, and restricts social cooperation. (9:07 minutes)

  • Dwight R. Lee is the O’Neil Professor of Global Markets and Freedom in the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.