Morris Kleiner testifies before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Small Busines on how excessive licensing hurts small business

On February 27, Upjohn Institute visiting scholar Morris M. Kleiner testified before the Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access during a hearing titled “Occupational Hazards: How Excessive Licensing Hurts Small Business.” Kleiner, a leading expert and renowned author on occupational regulation and licensing, described to the subcommittee how occupational regulation impacts issues such as prices, labor mobility, and service quality.

Watch the video of Kleiner's testimony (beginning at the 40:15 mark) or download a PDF of his comments.

Read Guild-Ridden Labor Markets: The Curious Case of Occupational Licensing by Morris M. Kleiner.

Date: March 6, 2018