Do dollar store bans work?

5/15/23, The Indicator (8:59)


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Summary: There are more dollar store discount stores than Starbucks, Walmart and McDonalds combined. In recent years, several communities, particularly in the South, are trying to slow the proliferation of these stores, stating they deter regular grocery stores and limit the availability of fresh, healthy food options. The Indicator explores how dollar stores bans have worked out in two cities. Our application exercises builds a supply and demand framework to study the situation.

Posted May 25, 2023 by ishanitewari in Regulation

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