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Government behind the Wheel: More a Matter of Politics Than of Economics
By David L. Black
Philip A. Burton

Jim F. Couch

Keith D. Malone

This article appeared in the Spring 2011 issue of The Independent Review


Abstract

Did politics influence which car dealerships were closed when President Obama’s automobile task force restructured the auto industry? A 2009 study that looked at closures and car dealers’ political contributions found no evidence of bias, but a new study that measures political influence more directly reaches a different conclusion.



Other Independent Review articles by Jim F. Couch
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Volume 15 Number 4
Spring 2011

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