The Diseconomies of Do-It-Yourself
By Ryan H. Murphy
This article appeared in the Fall 2017 issue of The Independent Review
What accounts for people doing household chores themselves, even those who can afford to pay others to perform the drudgery? The do-it-yourself mentality largely reflects an antimarket bias that views transactions as a zero- or negative-sum game.
|Other Independent Review articles by Ryan H. Murphy|
|Fall 2018||The Best Cases of Actually Existing Socialism|
|Fall 2018||Reply to Michael C. Munger|
|Winter 2015||The Unconstrained Vision of Nassim Taleb|