Uber Wars

Uber Wars

August 07, 2013
Originally published in Rare

Instead of playing favorites with existing cab services that are resistant to change, city officials should encourage competition, Matt Patterson, a labor-policy analyst with the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), told Rare. “When businesses collude with government bureaucrats to protect their legal monopoly, as appears to be the case here, it shuts out the types of innovation and entrepreneurship that create jobs and bring new ideas to market,” he said.