Trickle-Down Economics: Pricing H2O : Planet Money What's the best way to price water in a drought, to ensure people get what they need without breaking the bank?
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Trickle-Down Economics: Pricing H2O

When demand for a commodity is high and supply is low, providers usually just raise the price. That pushes demand down. But when that commodity is water - an essential for human life - those pricing rules don't apply. Or do they?

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