Discussion: Price Controls

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Respond to the following prompt in a post with a minimum of 250 words, then comment on at least TWO other posts. Respond to the posts indicating your agreement or disagreement with their position and why. Feel free to bring in additional references to these reply posts.

  • Find a current news article or video (within the past 12 months) that describes some government intervention in the economy with the intent of controlling prices. Identify the parties who benefit and those who are or will be hurt by this intervention. What unintended consequences will likely or have occurred as a result of this intervention. What is your opinion on this matter? Why? Include your thoughts and the link to the article in your post.