Bruce Yandle 02/01/2011
PERC Senior Fellow Bruce Yandle orginated the theory of Bootleggers and Baptists in the early 1980s. In essence, two different groups suppor the same, regulations, but benefit from different effects of the regulation. Has anything changed?
Bruce Yandle 06/01/2010
Jane Shaw, Bruce Yandle 03/01/2005
By Jane S. Shaw and Bruce Yandle With his 2006 budget, President Bush appears to be championing fiscal responsibility. For environmental policy, this change offers hope for new directions.
Madhusudan Bhattarai, Bruce Yandle 12/01/2002
RS-02-1: 2002 By Bruce Yandle, Maya Vijayaraghavan, and Madhusudan Bhattarai
Stuart Buck, Bruce Yandle 01/01/2002
By Bruce Yandle and Stuart Buck
Bruce Yandle 10/30/1998
"Bootleggers, Baptists, and Global Warming" explains that something similar is happening with the treaty negotiations over climate change. Baptists are the environmental groups, and bootleggers are the companies, trade associations, and nations that are seeking favors through the global warming...