Economics and similar, for the sleep-deprived
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Update: seemingly not
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Friday, May 21, 2010
Of course, all variety of Louisiana politicians are correct to oppose any and all legal moves to increase the liability of oil producers for cleanup costs related to their rig explosions. After all, if you tax and regulate these people too hard, they will just pack up their drilling rigs, pipelines and all, and move their oil exploration and production businesses to Bangalore, where taxes are lower, wages are cheaper, and mineral extraction rights hardly cost anything at all.
(I am not sure I've actually seen anyone make this argument in exactly so many words, but during the Liverpool dockers' strike, I definitely recall hearing one of the managers trying to claim that Liverpool had to maintain its competitiveness or it would lose market share to places like Hamburg).
this item posted by the management 5/21/2010 08:17:00 AM