It turns out that historians had largely ignored the natural growth of population in England during the eighteenth century
Plea bargains let persons accused of crimes plead guilty and receive reduced charges or a reduced sentence.
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Donny Kendal and John Nothdurft present episode #154 of the In The Tank Podcast. This week’s episode features work from the Cato Institute, the Center of the American Experiment, and the Nevada Policy Research Institute.
Advocates of occupational licensure argue that it protects the public interest by excluding incompetent and unethical individuals from sensitive jobs. This is certainly the case in some fields, such as health care — but in general, research reveals weak evidence that licensure confers a tangible benefit on public safety or the overall quality of services provided to consumers. What it mainly does is increase costs: Kleiner estimates that licensing increases prices 5 to 33 percent, depending on the occupation and geographic location.