Energy: Ending the Never-ending Crisis
Government regulates the energy industry far more intensely than it does other sectors of the economy. Economist Paul Ballonoff, a former utility rate regulator in Kansas and Illinois, argues that the case for special regulation of energy is based on myths that serve only to fatten special-interest groups at the expense of energy consumers. In Energy: Ending the Never-Ending Crisis, Ballonoff dismantles the arguments for energy regulation, accuses energy regulation of causing - not remedying - the various diseases it attempts to cure, and makes the case for fully returning control of the energy sector of the economy to market forces.
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