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We love to complain about queues. Why do we have to wait? Do not the queues in e.g. the health care system show that too few resources are allocated to it? I have looked a little closer at this problem.
My conclusion: No, we are probably not willing to pay what it costs to eliminate queues. My results rely on some basic assumptions, and are applicable to many different types of scenarios. I have used computer simulations to investigate the problem. The numbers speak for themselves: The queueless society is an unreasonable utopia.
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