Talk:Price controls

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Hey, so I know that Mises insists interest rates are not "prices," but it seems appropriate to mention interest rate control as a form of price control and perhaps provide a link to ABCT? Any thoughts? Hopefully no one hates me for calling interest rates prices. Huckelberry 01:51, 29 April 2011 (MSD)

No problem with the thought, I didn't actually consider to link the topics - but as a quick search has shown, even Rothbard talks about price controls (specifically usury laws) having effect on the interest rate as if it was a price (even though he emphasizes it's not). See also here and here. Look around a bit, maybe there's more - but even now there's enough material to link these topics together. Great point! (Maybe a little article could be written about the similarities of the interest rate and the price. ;) ) Pestergaines 15:19, 29 April 2011 (MSD)
Good thinking. Someone should write that article addressing that. I made a small start but Ill come refine the little section when I think of how it can be improved to fit the page. --Huckelberry 23:35, 29 April 2011 (MSD)