The horrors of getting approval for an ice cream parlour in San Francisco

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February 6, 2012
Let A Thousand Nations Bloom
by Mike Gibson  
Posted in Commentary

"The tragedy of the anti-commons is a useful concept for understanding a prevalent type of government failure in both poor and rich countries–excessive permit and licensing requirements. A pervasive multiple licensing system can create an impenetrable conjunctive permission line that even the most energetic cannot overcome." (02/05/12)  

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