Sep 22, 2010
You wrote, "Let other countries "mandate"; free market should rule." Since graduating as an economist in 1971, I tended to agree with Friedman and the Chicago school until recently. I'm not sure airline deregulation worked to the advantage of the passengers, the employees or the stockholders, are you? My tenure in banking made me skeptical of the wisdom of the unfettered marketplace about ten years ago. Then what happened? I'm willing to reconsider my opinion when I get new information; how about you?