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Before Kelo

4 Pages Posted: 14 Jan 2006  

William A. Fischel

Dartmouth College - Department of Economics

Abstract

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.

Keywords: eminent domain, Kelo

JEL Classification: K11, R38, R52

Suggested Citation

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

William A. Fischel (Contact Author)

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