Markets make rich the richer and poor the poorer.
Markets lead to monopolies and syndicates.
We hear these statements thrown around very often. But are they true? Why are we doubtful of competition and the free market? In today’s episode, we examine some of these statement about markets in Nepal with our guest Mr Ashesh Shrestha. He is a Master of Economics student at the University of Texas at Austin. He previously worked as a researcher at Samriddhi Foundation.
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Read more about other myths in ‘Twenty Myths about Markets’ by Tom G. Palmer here:
Read the publication ‘Cost of Public Education: An Assessment of Basic Education’ here: https://samriddhi.org/publications/cost-of-public-education/
Read researcher Roopali Bista’s article ‘Motorbike – A luxury or need’ here: