Bounties, Grants, and Market-Making Entrepreneurship
By David S. Lucas, Caleb S. Fuller
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.
|Other Independent Review articles by David S. Lucas|
|Fall 2019||The Homelessness Industry:A Critique of U.S. Social Policy|
|Winter 2016/17||Ending Homelessness:Why We Havent, How We Can|