The History of Price Tinkering: "Chiseling" to Black Market

June 1946
Saturday Evening Post;6/22/1946, Vol. 218 Issue 51, p132
Discusses the efforts of the U.S. government to apprehend black market operators. Information about dealers who sold goods for less than the price approved by the U.S. National Recovery Administration; Involvement of the government with supply-and-demand operations in the free market; Suggestion on the adoption of policies by the government to encourage producers to supply human needs and de-emphasize the assumption that establishing prices is a normal function of the government.


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