Price and the “Law of Unintended Consequences”

  • Richard B. McKenzie
  • Gordon Tullock


Economics is as much a communicable disease as it is a discipline. Economics is a way of thinking about everything and coming to a better understanding of life. When you catch it, the way of thinking (by way of learning a few basic but powerful economic principles), it is hard not to see most of life’s large and small events as economic puzzles worthy of reflection and solution.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard B. McKenzie
    • 1
  • Gordon Tullock
    • 2
  1. 1.Paul Merage School of BusinessUniversity of California, IrvineIrvineUSA
  2. 2.Law & Economics CenterGeorge Mason UniversityArlingtonUSA

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