Ep. 308: Price Controls in a Pandemic

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Indian authorities have imposed price caps on face masks and sanitisers. Private labs have been told to conduct Covid-19 tests for free. While these measures may be well-meaning, they don't work, and are already leading to disastrous shortages. Anirudh Kanisetti speaks to Anupam Manur and Shambhavi Naik to understand why.

You can follow Anirudh on twitter: @AKanisetti (https://twitter.com/AKanisetti)

You can follow Anupam on twitter: @anupammanur (https://twitter.com/anupammanur)

You can follow Shambhavi on twitter: @TheNaikMic (https://twitter.com/TheNaikMic)

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