Laws Against ‘Gouging’ Are Simplistic and Wrong

Washed up among the wreckage of Hurricane Harvey is an old debate: Price Gouging—Heinous Crime or Useful Tool? When a natural disaster like Harvey monkeywrenches the normal operations of daily life, basic necessities suddenly become scarce, and merchants often start charging much more for them.

Source: Laws Against ‘Gouging’ Are Simplistic and Wrong

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