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Oct 09

Poorer households suffer more from government regulations than do richer households

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A new study finds that poorer households spend a higher proportion of their incomes on more heavily regulated goods.

Consequently, the costs of regulations falls disproportionately on the poor. See here.

The study, entitled “How Do Federal Regulations Affect Consumer Prices? An Analysis of the Regressive Effects of Regulation,” was authored by Dustin Chambers and Courtney A. Collins February 2016