144. The Economics of Government Regulations with Dr. Per Bylund

Friday, January 6, 2017



Episode Summary

Dr. Per Bylund joins Adam Camac to discuss the economics of government regulations and how regulations restrict competition and choices and make people poorer.

About the Guest

Dr. Bylund is Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Records-Johnston Professor of Free Enterprise in the School of Entrepreneurship at Oklahoma State University. He is the author of The Seen, the Unseen, and the Unrealized: How Regulations Affect Our Everyday Lives, as well as The Problem of Production: A New Theory of the Firm. He is an associate fellow of the Ratio Institute in Stockholm, Sweden and an Associated Scholar with the Mises Institute.

You can follow his work at Perbylund.com, and you can find him on Twitter.

Biographical information is from perbylund.com.

Related Article
1. How Government Regulation Makes Us Poorer by Per Bylund (December 26, 2016)

Essay Mentioned
1. That Which Is Seen, and That Which Is Not Seen by Frederic Bastiat

Books Mentioned
1. The Seen, the Unseen, and the Unrealized: How Regulations Affect Our Everyday Lives by Per Bylund
2. The Problem of Production: A New Theory of the Firm by Per Bylund
3. Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt

Related Resources
1. Perbylund.com
2. Mises Institute
3. Per Bylund’s Mises Institute Archive
4. Per Bylund’s Libertarian Institute Archive

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