May 03, 2004

How Regulation Gets Messy, A Primer

Q and O offers this primer on how problems spawn bureaucratic solutions that are neither effective at solving the problem or making very many people happy, but achieve a sort of horrible state of zombie life where they shamble along immune to whatever reformers may do to them, hunting for more victims to destroy.

The commentary says apply it to nationalized healthcare but it's of general use and can be applied anywhere.

Posted by TMLutas at May 3, 2004 02:28 PM