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October 11, 2010  |  permalink

What Happens When an Industry Regulates Itself?

You get the financial collapse of 2008 and, as an excellent Wall Street Journal story shows, you get the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Both disasters stemmed from the U.S. government’s willingness to hand over regulation duties to the industries that the government was supposed to be regulating.


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