The Bus Market Booms

A short article that illustrates how government undermines innovation and drives up costs for everyone.

In 1969, Jane Jacobs published The Economy of Cities, in which she offered some striking examples of urban entrepreneurship. One was Ida Rosenthal, a New York dressmaker who became interested in underwear design as a way to improve how dresses fit; Rosenthal invented the brassiere and launched a company, Maidenform, to manufacture it.


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