Regulation of Interstate Wine Shipments

George A. Akerlof,
George A. Akerlof Daniel E. Koshland, Sr. Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics - University of California, Berkeley
Robert Hahn,
Robert Hahn
Robert Hahn Director of Economics - Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford, Former Brookings Expert
Robert E. Litan, and Daniel L. McFadden, Vernon L. Smith, Donald J. Boudreaux, John M. Letiche

September 15, 2004

Economists argue that there is no clear economic rationale for regulating interstate shipments of wine. This is an amicus curiae brief submitted by a group of economist in support of respondents Eleanor Heald et al. (cases 03-1116 and 03-112).