Aviation Deregulation - Who's Benefiting?
Seminar"/>

Aviation Deregulation – Who’s Benefiting?
Seminar

2020-08-13 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Henry George School of Social Science
Phone:(212) 889-8020
Address: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

Aviation Deregulation – Who’s Benefiting?

How did deregulation impact the airline industry? Did it make the consumer better or worse off?

Deregulation is a public policy concept that appears to support Adam Smith’s invisible hand metaphor, advising against government meddling in the free exchange of information, planning, cooperation, and production of commodities and services. However, Smith recognized the need for secure contracts and other police protections (regulations), fundamental to any social enterprise. In this seminar, Dr. Marty Rowland addresses the following question – What was the consumer’s experience prior to and after the deregulation wave in the aviation industry? Did this popular philosophy bear out its promises, or was deception part of the package all along?

Instructor: Dr. Marty Rowland
Date: Thursday August 13th, 2020
Time: 6:30PM – 8:00PM

Related upcoming events

  • 2021-12-08 6:30 pm - 2021-12-08 8:00 pm

    RAYMOND MOLEY – A GEORGIST IN FDR’S INNER CIRCLE?


    When the economy and financial system of the United States seemed on the verge of collapse in the early 1930s, Columbia University professor Raymond Moley found himself the leading figure within Franklin Roosevelt’s Brains Trust. He was but one of a sizeable but scattered community of intellectuals and activists who had read and to some extent embraced the analysis of political economy contained in the works of Henry George. This lecture will examine George’s profound influence on Moley’s thinking.

    Date: Wed, December 8, 2021
    Time: 6:30 PM — 8:00 PM EDT

    A link to join the webinar will be provided via email before the start of the session.