1/22/2020

Identity cards also have costs

"There’s been a lot of recent discussion of “state capacity”. Here’s my view:

1. In the real world, for any given level of government effectiveness, smaller government is better.

2. In the real world, for any given size of government, a more effective government is better.

One can imagine governments that are too small or too effective. But we don’t see that. Small and effective is best."