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Old 08-22-2019, 03:49 PM
Deeg is offline
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DrDeth, here is an op-ed written by Krugman in 2000 in response to problems in San Francisco. It doesn't have the exact words "rent control leads to housing shortages" but it comes pretty close:
The analysis of rent control is among the best-understood issues in all of economics, and -- among economists, anyway -- one of the least controversial. In 1992 a poll of the American Economic Association found 93 percent of its members agreeing that ''a ceiling on rents reduces the quality and quantity of housing.''

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