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  • n. Plural form of scarcity.

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Examples

  • The proper distribution of usefructs and other scarcities is an area of classical liberalism that glibertarians and other “conservatives” generally choose to blithely ignore.

    Matthew Yglesias » All Planning is Planning

  • Shmoe wrote, The proper distribution of usefructs and other scarcities is an area of classical liberalism that glibertarians and other “conservatives” generally choose to blithely ignore.

    Matthew Yglesias » All Planning is Planning

  • To those only concerned with material well-being, the expectation of such mastery meant that people did not have to be concerned with long-term scarcities or how their activities otherwise might affect the future [5].

    An Introduction to Ecological Economics~ Chapter 2

  • Finding the 'scarcities' i.e. the things that you can still charge for will be increasingly important for all artists whose work can be reproduced digitally.

    The Equity Kicker

  • In the past, you may have been hired solely for having a diploma, but today with the scarcities we face and the glut of prospective candidates, employers can be much more selective.

    Accountability

  • If copyright holders still wish to generate extra-normal profits, they must take steps to create and market scarcities.

    Collective Licensing – a Solution to Copyright Lawsuits? : Law is Cool

  • If copyright holders were to make the bulk of their money off resources that are scarce, they may even find it profitable to give abundant content which is easily copied away for free and drum up demand for scarcities that they control.

    Collective Licensing – a Solution to Copyright Lawsuits? : Law is Cool

  • Or not despair when they see that the cities and countryside are in need of repair, yet find themselves threatened by scarcities of the resources that sustain their way of life.

    And the Fair Land

  • Since any government can only beg, borrow or steal so much subsidized bread, this alimentary welfare effectively creates artificial scarcities and informal markets that can gouge consumers who want more than their rationed quota.

    Egypt's Backward Turn

  • Rent control did not start "as a program of price controls implemented by my Mr. Fougner's father who was assigned the task of controlling rents in metropolitan New York due to anticipated scarcities in the civilian economy while he worked for the Office of Price Administration during World War II," as he writes.

    Rent-Control Laws Hamper New York's Housing Market

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