Lessons For Seattle From Nordic Social Democracy: Rent Control Is A Really Bad Idea

2015-07-25 Forbes

"There are some things that economists really do generally agree upon. In fact, the number 1 on the list is about rent control" writes Forbes, refering to a quotation by Assar Lindbeck, Stockholm University and IFN: “In many cases rent control appears to be the most efficient technique presently known to destroy a city—except for bombing.”

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