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Blue laws’ and other cases of bootleggers/Baptist influence in beer regulation (Chapter)

Regulation and Economic Opportunity: Blueprints for Reform. April 28, 2021

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Abstract

It would take the average American almost 250 days of non-stop reading to complete the Code of Federal Regulations. In short, the regulatory environment is so complicated that no one comprehends it in full. After those 250 days, our reader can then start reading the regulations levied by state governments and local municipalities.

Understanding these regulations is challenging. In Regulation and Economic Opportunity: Blueprints for Reform, editors Dr. Adam Hoffer and Dr. Todd Nesbit assemble 27 experts to explain what all of these regulations mean and how to improve them to promote economic opportunity. The book includes discussions of regulations on: alcohol, education, electricity markets, labor, tobacco, zoning, and much more. 

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