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Volume 22  Number 4  •  Spring 2018
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Bounties, Grants, and Market-Making Entrepreneurship
By Caleb S. Fuller, David S. Lucas
This article appeared in the Spring 2018 issue of The Independent Review

Governments often create incentives they hope will encourage people to act in ways believed to improve social well-being. Poorly structured incentives, however, can foster perverse outcomes, as illustrated in cases regarding pest control, tuberculosis prevention, homelessness, and the recovery of soldier remains in Southeast Asia.

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Other Independent Review articles by David S. Lucas
    Winter 2017   Ending Homelessness