2/5/2004

Economics professor Shirley Svorny writes that the California proposals to ban Wal-Mart Supercenters are a bad idea because they deprive the city of tax revenues and low-income neighborhoods of low-cost shopping options. She also writes that while other jobs may be lost when a Wal-Mart Supercenter opens, these aren't permanent losses and will likely lead to a shift in jobs to expanding businesses.

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