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Cataloged Resource Summary

 

Title

Drug Lag

Author

Daniel Henninger

Categories

Health, Education, and Welfare
Industrial Organization
Economic History
Law and Economics

Type

Article

Description

The modern history of drug regulation in the United States has been marked by the simultaneous pursuit of two goals: safety and efficacy. This article describes this insight and provides evidence of cases where costs incurred due to lawsuits proved to be too much.

URL

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