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Mike Holly

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Mike Holly received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Minnesota in 1980. This paper is an updated and condensed version of his thesis. He did his internship at the Minnesota Department of Health where he invented an ambulance allocation model. Since that time, he received a Master of Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota in 1983, worked as an Alternative Energy Engineer and Business Analyst with the Minnesota Department of Energy and Economic Development from 1984-5, and founded Sorgo Fuels and Chemicals, Inc. in 1985 where he now works. 

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Government-Created Monopolies Are Everywhere

Monopoly and Competition


Throughout American history, politicians have incessantly awarded preferential policies (e.g., “corporate welfare”) to special interests that has allowed them to create monopolies dominating virtually every major market.

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The Many Ways Governments Create Monopolies

Monopoly and Competition


Most major sectors in the US economy have been distorted by government policies pushing monopolies and limiting competition.

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How Government Regulations Made Healthcare So Expensive

Big GovernmentHealth

The US has paid a heavy price for denying potential competitors entry into the health-care marketplace.
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The Long History of Government Meddling in the American Marketplace

The FedTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. History

02/29/2016Mises Wire
American history is a story of non-stop efforts by governments to intervene in the marketplace through regulations, monopolies, and subsidies. Most surprisingly, these market interventions appear to place a central role in causing economic crises over the years.
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