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The intersection of morality and economics: a case for regulating some goods in the market

Faculty of Management

Posted: May 28, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Faculty Highlights, Faculty

As part of their degree requirements, business students are introduced to the ongoing debate between economists and policymakers about whether markets should be open or regulated. Should all goods be available in the markets or should some, especially those that are potentially harmful, be regulated or even banned? Capitalists will argue that if consumers are willing to pay for certain goods,...

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