HeadLocke No. 66: Occupational licensing costs jobs

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HeadLocke No. 66: Occupational licensing costs jobs

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Occupational licensing laws kill 2.85 million jobs a year in the United States, including 43,000 in North Carolina. That’s the estimate from Justin Pearson, attorney with the Institute for Justice. Pearson outlined the problems associated with licensing restrictions during a speech for the Triangle Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society. Pearson discusses highlights of his licensing work with Mitch Kokai.

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