Ratio Working Papers
Daniel B. Klein
Free Parking versus Free Markets: A Review Essay on Donald Shoup’s The High Cost of Free Parking
Abstract: Donald Shoup has written a massive tome on parking. This
essay summarizes the key insights, evaluates the contribution, and
interprets Shoup’s work as a form of strategic writing.
Keywords: Parking; parking requirements; curb parking; parking benefit district; privatization; decontrol; spontaneous order; esoteric writing; strategic writing; (follow links to similar papers)
JEL-Codes: R48; (follow links to similar papers)
14 pages, January 26, 2006
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Klein, Daniel B., (2006), 'Free Parking versus Free Markets: A Review Essay on Donald Shoup’s The High Cost of Free Parking', The Independent Review, Vol. 11, Fall, No. 2, pages 289-297
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