Licensing Occupations: Ensuring Quality or Restricting Competition?
Leef, George C., Freeman
Licensing Occupations: Ensuring Quality or Restricting Competition? by Morris M. Kleiner W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research * 2006 * 181 pages * $40.00 hardcover; $18.00 paperback
Reviewed by George C. Leef
Cases of ridiculous occupation al licensing regulations are a dime a dozen. One that I came across recently is illustrative. Due to the fact that the diet of horses today contains much less abrasive material than in the past, their teeth need to be filed down periodically. Without that service, called "floating," it becomes painful for a horse to chew or hold a bit.
A veteran horse teeth "floater" in Minnesota has run into trouble with the State …
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Publication information: Article title: Licensing Occupations: Ensuring Quality or Restricting Competition?. Contributors: Leef, George C. - Author. Magazine title: Freeman. Volume: 57. Issue: 6 Publication date: July/August 2007. Page number: 43+. © Foundation for Economic Education, Incorporated Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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