How best to avoid airspace conflicts in the age of drones? One approach is to make drones responsible for avoiding all other aircraft, manned and unmanned alike, a simple rule change that would make the air-traffic control system more decentralized.

Randall G. Holcombe is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, DeVoe Moore Professor of Economics at Florida State University, and author of the Independent book Liberty in Peril: Democracy and Power in American History.
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