- 478-The Utility and Morality of Price Gouging Joshua Sheats 1:36:03
Whenever there’s a natural disaster, we have various articles on price gouging’s lamentability, to wit, its harmfulness and illegality.
But, is it really bad?
I say not.
“Price gouging” (or, more accurately stated, the adjustment of market prices to meet changing demand) has tremendous utility for the well-being of all involved and is absolutely upright, moral, and ethical.
Of course, this guy says it’s wrong, morally and economically. I deal with his “arguments” in the show.
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