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Aftermath: The Unintended Consequences of Public Policies Thomas E. Hall

Aftermath: The Unintended Consequences of Public Policies

Thomas E. Hall

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ISBN : 9781322046051
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155 pages
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When government imposes new taxes, rules, or regulations, it creates outcomes that often differ from the original intent. In some cases, these outcomes are so severe that they render the policy a failure. The law of unintended consequences has takenMoreWhen government imposes new taxes, rules, or regulations, it creates outcomes that often differ from the original intent. In some cases, these outcomes are so severe that they render the policy a failure. The law of unintended consequences has taken on an increasing importance during the era of ever-expanding government, and this book explores four important examples: cigarette taxes, alcohol prohibition, the minimum wage, and federal income tax.