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January 1, 2005

Free Markets Under Siege: Cartels, Politics, and Social Welfare

Free Markets Under Siege: Cartels, Politics, and Social Welfare

Drawing on his extensive knowledge of history, law, and economics, Richard Epstein examines how best to regulate the interface between market choice and government intervention—and find a middle way between socialism and libertarianism. In the process, he provides and illuminating analysis of some of the ways that special interest groups, with the help of sympathetic politicians, have been able to manipulate free markets in their favor.

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