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.
Terry Anderson 12/06/2012
Terry Anderson discusses how private property rights could improve reservation economies on "Voices of Montana" with Aaron Flint.
Sierra Crane-Murdoch 11/28/2012
In this PERC Case Study, Sierra Crane-Murdoch explores the challenges facing a tribe atop the nation’s biggest oil play. While mineral owners off the reservation have earned thousands of dollars for each acre leased, most allottees within have earned only a few hundred.
PERC President Terry Anderson points out that American Indians and First Nations people can reach back into their rich cultural heritage and find institutions that rewarded individual initiative.
Laura Huggins 09/14/2012
Exploring the relation between tribes, property rights and the market
David Haddock 09/14/2012
It is well past time to hand management of trust assets over to the individuals who own them.
Ian Boisvert 09/14/2012
Rugged, enchanting, and powerful coastlines surround New Zealand. The coastlines are powerful not just in wave energy but also as sources of cultural identity, commerce, and conflict.
John R. Bockstoce 09/14/2012
The maritime fur trade of the Bering Strait was one aspect of the European expansion into the most remote regions of Asia and America. But as we have seen, it fit within a vast global exchange network.
Robert J. Miller 09/14/2012
The lack of economic development on reservations is a major factor in creating the extreme poverty, unemployment, and the accompanying social issues that Indian nations face.