Although roughly 1.5 million college students in the United States take courses in microeconomics each year, the American public strongly opposes economists recommendations against price controls even during natural disasters. Economists would probably be more effective if they were to explain that ethical norms appropriate for families and small affinity groups can be destructive when applied to society at large.
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