Bottleneckers: Gaming the Government for Power and Private Profit

Dick M. Carpenter II, Ph.D.

BOTTLENECKERS: GAMING THE GOV’T FOR POWER AND PRIVATE PROFIT

Pacific Research Institute and the Institute for Justice present a SF Luncheon, Presentation and Book Signing

featuring

Dick Carpenter II, Ph.D., Co-Author “Bottleneckers: Gaming the Government for Power and Private Profit”:

  • Director for Research at the Institute for Justice, Arlington, Virginia

BOTTLENECKER (def.)

  • anyone who uses government power to limit competition thereby reaping profits and other benefits
  • powerful special interests who use government power for their own private benefit
  • industry insiders who convince the government to block competitors through anti-competitive laws and regulations

The Institute for Justice’s new book, Bottleneckers: Gaming the Government for Power and Private Profit, provides a rich history and well-researched examples of bottleneckers in one occupation after another.

Bottleneckers points the way to positive reforms and is a resource to push back on the forces of bigger government

Event SponsorPacific Research Institute
Event Date and TimeWednesday, March 8, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Additional Informationhttp://www.pacificresearch.org/event/bottleneckers-luncheon/?tx_priauthorizenet_displayevents%5Baction%5D=displaySingle&tx_priauthorizenet_displayevents%5Bcontroller%5D=Event&cHash=08b5634e66f7734005c693a4aa05235d
Event Location

Omni Hotel
500 California Street (at Montgomery)
San Francisco, CA 94104


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