Price Gouging Laws

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Opposition To Laws Against Price Gouging
... Williams, among others, argue against laws that interfere with large price changes ... According to this view, high prices can be viewed as information for use in determining the best allocation of scarce resources for which there are multiple uses ... Many liberal economists oppose price gouging legislation and argue that it prevents goods from going to individuals who value them the most ...

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