Liquor License Distribution in Boston: Exacerbating Economic Disenfranchisement

Drago, Lauren.

Abstract: Massachusetts liquor license policy sets a cap on the number of liquor licenses available to businesses in Boston that is lower than the caps in other municipalities in the Commonwealth. Since demand is much higher than the cap, there are rarely any available directly from the City. Instead, many businesses must buy their licenses from other businesses on the secondary market for a much ... read more

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