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Here's a way to explain to economists that proposing price regulation isn't proposing price controls- There is a spectrum from unlimited discretion to no discretion in any sort of decisionmaking authority. Most conventional examples of "price controls" are little to no discretion
In reality, there is no such thing as unlimited price discretion. extremely large jumps in prices provoke regulatory scrutiny and responses and, in extreme cases, shifts in demand management policy to "punish" price increases. Many countries have "excessive pricing" laws.
Proposals to recharter the largest companies where they must report full cost information (and have it audited) to a Price Stability Oversight Committee and price increases are subject to review a) doesn't eliminate discretion across all price setters or on exchanges
b) doesn't eliminate price discretion for the top 100 companies, merely sets limits on it and requires justification. This is regulation, not controls

The point is, price controls were actually a very specific form of price regulation. Not all price regulations are controls
Finally, these prospectives ignore @sanjuktampaul's utterly key analytical point- our regulations don't just limit price discretion, they grant it. We grant the power to set prices to firms (and thus grant firms the power to set market prices by being price leaders) while...
denying it to non-firms. We eliminate price discretion for small actors by essentially requiring their vertical linkages or larger horizontal competitors govern market prices. redistributing pricing power can also strengthen price stability.
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