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Jacobs, Jane (1916-2006)

by Sanford Ikeda on Aug 15, 2008

Jane Jacobs was a prominent activist and writer on the subject of cities and the complex, spontaneous forces that cause cities to form and develop.

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Rent Seeking

by Sanford Ikeda on Aug 15, 2008

Rent-seeking occurs when actors lobby the government for regulatory legislation that assures the actor an advantage in the market.

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Interventionism

by Sanford Ikeda on Aug 15, 2008

Government interventionist policies are aimed to solve perceived problems of the completely free market but often result in harmful over-regulation.