Occupational licensing limits economic mobility, increases income inequality

By The Editorial Board

Occupational licensing laws, aside from their long-obvious bureaucratic nit-picking, may  hinder economic mobility in our nation.

That news comes from a new study by the Archbridge Institute.

It is becoming increasingly obvious to people across the political spectrum that occupational licensing laws can do more harm than good. In recent years, organizations and individuals as diverse as the Obama White House, Trump administration Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, the libertarian Institute for Justice and California’s Little Hoover Commission have called for reform of occupational licensing laws.

Often promoted on the grounds that government licensing of certain occupations is necessary to ensure the safety of [READ MORE HERE]

Source: OC Register

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