Taking the Environment Seriously

Roger Meiners and Bruce Yandle, Editors

After two decades of high-cost, low-output federal efforts to protect and improve environmental quality in the United States, the contributors to this volume argue that it is time to consider market-oriented solutions to environmental problems.

Roger Meiners is a PERC senior associate and professor of law and economics at Clemson University. Bruce Yandle is a PERC senior associate and alumni professor of economic and legal studies at Clemson University.

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1993; 270 pp.

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Bruce Yandle is a consultant, writer and speaker on economics and political economy. He is Mercatus Center Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Economics at George Mason University and participates regulatory in the Center’s Capitol Hill lecture series. Yandle is Dean Emeritus of Clemson University’s College of Business & Behavioral Science and...
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  An economist and lawyer, Roger Meiners defends the superiority of the common law--legal traditions developed through the courts--over federal regulation. In his view, the success of markets is intertwined with the common laws strong protection for property rights. Common law protects the environment by allowing individuals to take action...
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