Category Archives: Economics

Occupational licensing is replacing labor unions and exacerbating inequality – Vox


NPR Planet Money Episode 788: Robert And Kenny Go To The Fair

In an era where hyper-rational online shopping dominates commerce, state fairs can seem quaint. Still, some products can only mesmerize you when you see them, hold them, and develop a relationship with them. You can’t do that on a website, and the pitchmen and pitchwomen of America know that. They stake their careers on it.