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Cataloged Resource Summary

 

Title

Discrimination

Author

Linda Gorman

Category

Labor and Demographic Economics

Type

Article

Description

Because government penalties against discrimination by business make headlines and market penalties do not, the popular wisdom holds that only government stands between individuals and unfair discrimination by business. While governments practicing unfair discrimination face occasional losses only if their activities attract public disfavor, the losses incurred by businesses mount with each and every sale.

URL

http://www.econlib.org/library/Enc/Discrimination.html
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