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    The Unintended Consequences of Banning Ivory Sales

    Mar 22, 14 • 206 Views • Behavioral Economics, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, Economic Debates, Economic History, Environment, Government, International Trade and Finance, Regulation, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    New US ivory regulations have had unintended consequences. During November 2013, the US government “pulverized” nearly 6 tons of elephant ivory from Asia and Africa. Intending to send a message to elephant poachers, the Fish and Wildlife Service