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Volume 20  Number 3  •  Winter 2016
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From Lemonade Stands to 2065
By Pierre Lemieux
This article appeared in the Winter 2016 issue of The Independent Review

Regulation now encompasses everything from the growth of centralized government bureaucracies to the licensing requirements imposed on the smallest economic activities, even running a lemonade stand. This trend suggests that two alternative futures are possible: a world in which regulation extends its tendrils into even more parts of the economy, damaging liberty and opportunity, or one in which regulatory retrenchment allows greater freedom and prosperity.

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Other Independent Review articles by Pierre Lemieux
    Summer 2015   The State and Public Choice
    Summer 2006   Social Welfare, State Intervention, and Value Judgments
    Winter 2004   Smoke-Filled Rooms
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