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India's Price Ceiling on Uber Rides Hurts Riders, Drivers and the Economy
Recent regulatory blowback against Uber, Lyft and other ridesharing services around the world have reignited the ongoing regulatory policy debate surrounding the ride service in India, Uber’s second biggest market in terms of cities where it operates.
In this video, we’ll review equilibrium in the adjustment process, showing that the equilibrium price is the only stable price. Then we’ll take a look at equilibrium quantity, where quantity demanded is equal to quantity supplied, and how this plays out in a free market economy that seeks to maximize gains from trade.