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In an op-ed, Research Scholar Robert Frank argues for workplace safety regulations

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Excerpt from The New York Times -- "We all value freedom. But while classical economics encourages the complaint that safety regulations violate workers’ freedom, that complaint is misguided. It is little different from complaining that helmet rules violate athletes’ freedom. Of course they do — but with athletes as with workers, that’s precisely what people wanted."

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