Before Kelo

William A. Fischel

Dartmouth College - Department of Economics; Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Regulation, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 32-35, Winter 2005

The real way to stop the abuse of eminent domain is not to forbid its use for economic development, but to make sure that the funds so designated could have been used by the locality for other purposes that likely would have had broader public support and benefits.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 4

Keywords: eminent domain, Kelo

JEL Classification: K11, R38, R52

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Date posted: January 14, 2006  

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Fischel, William A., Before Kelo. Regulation, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 32-35, Winter 2005. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=875366

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William A. Fischel (Contact Author)
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics ( email )
Hanover, NH 03755
United States
603-646-2940 (Phone)
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HOME PAGE: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~wfischel/
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