Smoking, Evolution, Contraception, and Shoes in Living Room
By David Henderson
Should restaurants allow smoking or not? Should schools teach evolution or intelligent design or both? Should insurance companies cover contraception? Should I be able to take off my shoes in your living room?
This is the opening paragraph of the Econlib April Feature Article, “How Property Rights Solve Problems,” written by me. I show how the fourth question, whether I should be able to wear shoes in your living room, resembles the other three and how property rights solve all four.