Gary Libecap 05/15/2013
Some of our most beautiful and amazing species of fish are at risk for extinction. Here’s how we can save them.
Walter Thurman 07/02/2012
Wally Thurman talks bees with John Batchelor. He discusses colony collapse disorder and the state of the bee industry.
Gary Libecap 06/29/2012
On the John Batchelor Show, Gary Libecap discusses the property rights alternative to international whaling agreements. This catch-share alternative would give individuals a stake in the whale fishery, which would likely improve the stock and lead to its long-term health.
Randal Rucker, Walter Thurman 01/14/2012
This policy series on Colony Collapse Disorder, a mysterious phenomenon affecting honey bees, shows how real people resolve environmental problems.
Dominic Parker, Shawn Regan, Walter Thurman 06/03/2011
PERC scholars compare the Conservation and Wetland Reserves, both federal programs, with two private land trusts,The Nature Conservancy and the Land Trust Alliance,to determine their influence on each other.
Terry Anderson, Gary Libecap 01/17/2011
Where water markets are being allowed to work, prices reflect scarcity and trades provide incentives to conserve.
Walter Thurman 11/08/2010
This workshop will consider the potential for contracting for ecosystem services by focusing on the transaction costs of such contracting, other impediments to contracting, and public policies that could promote market transactions. Specific focal areas include: water quality and quantity,...
The tragedy of the commons: property rights and markets as solutions to resource and environmental problemsGary Libecap 05/20/2009
By Gary D. Libecap
Property rights and the public trust doctrine in environmental protection and natural resource conservationGary Libecap 01/01/2009
By Jedidiah Brewer and Gary D. Libecap