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The negative consequences of too much regulation


"Cure or disease? The unintended consequences of regulation"  (PDF)

Author: Keith Boyfield

Publication Date: 7 October 2009

This report argues that too much regulation can have damaging consequences. The author acknowledges the calls for tighter regulation of the banking industry following the credit crunch but notes that regulation in the areas of agriculture, fisheries and health and safety have had dangerous unforeseen consequences.


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