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Poor disproportionately affected? Good!

Ted Balaker
April 4, 2005, 9:41am

Russell Roberts responds to the claim that imposing a cost on clean water would disproportionately affect the poor: Roberts points to this article, published in the Journal of Political Economy. He notes that the study finds the poor were disproportionately affected by water pricing, but not in the way most market skeptics suspect: For more on water privatization in the developing world, see this post.

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