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Incentives in "Homer Versus the 18th Amendment" - The Simpsons
by Dirk Mateer `

Springfield rediscovers an old prohibition law opening up black market opportunities for Homer and Bart. Prohibition is a price control on the sale of alcohol. As a result, suppliers are forced to sell their product in the black market at a substantially higher price to compensate them for the risk of being caught by the authorities. This scene provides a general overview of all of the unintended consequences created by price controls.

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Incentives in "Homer Versus the 18th Amendment" - The Simpsons by Created by Matt Groening, Directed by Bob Anderson, Written by John Swartzwelder (1997) Springfield rediscovers an old prohibition law opening up black market opportunities for Homer and Bart.