Ep. 206 Are You Deranged for Opposing Regulation?

21 September 2019     |     Tom Woods     |     12

Krugman says people on the political right get inordinately worked up over minor regulations that have a clear public benefit, and that such people now have a champion in the White House. Could there be a reason other than derangement for why people get upset about various kinds of regulation? Bob and Tom discuss.

Krugman Column

“The Roots of Regulation Rage” (September 18, 2019)

Contra Columns

Sam Peltzman’s research on seat belts.

Bob’s interview with David R. Henderson, which includes a discussion of Peltzman.

Bob’s article replying to an earlier Krugman post about the Clean Air Act.

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