Charlotte Huus-Henriksen 11/21/2013
PERC's executive director Dino Falaschetti interviews Kenneth Bickford, president of Chapapeela Development Corp., who discusses "new urbanism" and his development plans in the greater New Orleans area.
PERC's Terry Anderson and the Hoover Institution's Carson Bruno examine the hydraulic fracturing process and the market mechanisms which would allow us to take advantage of fracking's benefits and mitigate its costs.
As part of the government shutdown that started October 1, the National Parks Service closed all U.S. national parks and monuments. Visitors were denied entry to Yosemite and Yellowstone and acres and acres of national park lands until the government resumes business. But economics professor Holly...
Meet PERC's Board Member Frank-Paul King! F-P visits his family ranch in Montana as often as he can. The ranch is near the old town of Cameron,—population 10—which consists of the Blue Moon Saloon and a post office.
John Koppisch 09/14/2012
At a time when there’s a spotlight on America’s richest 1%, a look at the country’s 310 Indian reservations—where many of America’s poorest 1% live—can be more enlightening.
Gary Libecap 03/07/2014
Thanks to secure property rights, this technology has the power to resuscitate our lagging economy.
Terry Anderson 02/27/2014
PERC is excited to announce Lawrence Reed Watson as our new executive director.
Todd Graham, Jeremy Gingerich 02/24/2014
The Park Service wants another large buffalo herd in the Great Plains, which would advance the Department of the Interior’s Bison Conservation Initiative. In what may be a huge opportunity for the Oglala Sioux, a Tribal National Park is emerging in South Dakota—the first of its kind.
Jonathan Adler 02/21/2014
Many environmental problems are exaggerated. The threats facing marine fisheries, however, are quite real. There is a growing consensus among fishery experts that greater reliance on private-property rights can prevent overfishing and ensure sustainability.
Shawn Regan 02/18/2014
PERC's new Policy Perspective explains how the government keeps tribes from developing their natural resources.