compulsion need

compulsion need

Etymology: L, compellere, to urge; Gk, neuron, nerve, osis, condition
an irresistible, irrational urge to perform certain acts repeatedly in spite of conscious recognition that doing so is abnormal behavior.
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The author brilliantly shows that compulsion needs not result only from intentional coercion, but often follows unintentionally from pecuniary externalities generated by the market itself.