Social Responsibility and Market Signals

by Don Boudreaux on August 23, 2010

in Complexity & Emergence, Energy, Environment, Food and Drink, Hubris and humility, Myths and Fallacies, Prices

Over at The Big Questions, Steve Landsburg homes in on the most substantial objection to “locovorism” – and, by implication, to other attempts to persuade people to behave in allegedly ‘socially responsible’ ways by ignoring market signals.  This Landsburg post is a must-read.

(Relatedly, see this short article, published by PERC, by Hiroko Shimizu.)


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