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2015-06-09 Scoop

"How to Destroy a City. No, we are not talking about council planning in Auckland," writes Scoop. Instead it is a question of "whether rent controls would be a good thing. David Seymour quoted Swedish economist Assar Lindbeck [IFN], who observed that rent controls are the best way to destroy a city, second only to bombing it."

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