Unions call for laws to restrict plant closings. Businessmen
want subsidies and restrictions on their international competitors.
Politicians and scholars call for a national industrial policy.
What all these groups have in common, says economist Richard
McKenzie, is that they would give government more control over our
system -- and we would all pay the price. Wide-ranging in its
economic analysis and empirical data, this book is must reading for
all those interested in the debate over America's economic