Why have 31 states passed anti-price gouging laws (and 19 not)?

Michael Giberson Cale Davis, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Applied Economics at Montana State University, produced a thesis examining why some states do and others don’t have anti-price gouging laws.  The abstract of “An Analysis of the Enactment of Anti-Price Gouging Laws“: Anti-price gouging (APG) laws … More Why have 31 states passed anti-price gouging laws (and 19 not)?

Florida price gouging laws: too vague or just flexible?

Michael Giberson ExxonMobil, among the companies under investigation by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumers Services for price gouging following Hurricane Ike, has asked the state agency to explain just what price gouging is according to Florida law. [ExxonMobil] officials claim the state’s rules for price gouging are too broad. They have written to … More Florida price gouging laws: too vague or just flexible?