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What Would Coase Do? (About Parking Regulation)

Michael Lewyn

Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

June 30, 2010

Like many government regulations, municipal minimum parking requirements exist to prevent externalities - most notably the congestion, pollution and greenhouse gas emissions that occur when motorists drive around a city searching for scarce parking. But because such regulations make parking (and thus driving) cheaper, such regulations may in fact increase congestion and pollution, thus creating, rather than reducing, externalities.

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Date posted: June 30, 2010  

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Lewyn, Michael, What Would Coase Do? (About Parking Regulation) (June 30, 2010). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1632935 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1632935

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