Reed Watson 12/04/2013
Does the Clean Air Act prevent landowners from seeking private nuisance, negligence, or trespass remedies when an industrial plant emits noxious odors and chemicals that interfere with the use and enjoyment of nearby properties?
Te Maire Tau 12/04/2013
Several scholars believe that the reason some countries are better off lies in the cultural values that shape people’s economic, political, and social performance.
Chief Shane Gottfriedson 12/04/2013
We don’t own our land in the eyes of Canadian law and, consequently, we find ourselves with justice withheld and no real home.
Richard Wright 12/04/2013
Owning land is a Canadian right—unless you live on a reserve.
Matt Ridley 09/05/2013
The death this week of Ronald Coase, one of the world's most-cited economists, comes at a time when there is lively debate about the very issue he raised: why neither markets nor government are panaceas.
Terry Anderson 05/01/2013
John Batchelor interviewed PERC president, Terry Anderson, on the upcoming stream access case in Montana.
Terry Anderson 04/17/2013
The "Skywalk" project could help lift 2,100 tribal members out of poverty, but a legal dispute may have killed the goose that could lay golden eggs. Worse yet, this could stifle investment across Indian Country.
Terry Anderson 04/11/2013
Private ownership is the key to good resource stewardship. As Terry Anderson explains, stream access laws undermine property rights and reduce landowners' incentives to provide habitat for fish and wildlife.
Daniel Benjamin 02/20/2013
Property rights are essential for market exchange. The definition of those rights, their enforcement, and their transferability all help determine the extent of trade and the rate of economic development and wealth creation.
Reed Watson, Brett Howell 01/10/2013
Despite their ecological and economic importance, Florida’s coral reefs are teetering on the verge of collapse. Scientific studies point to the impact of effluent discharges from municipal storm and wastewater treatment facilities along the coast.