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...
PERC Julian Simon Fellow David Schmidtz focuses on conflict resolution at the intersection of economics and ecology. In this video, he explores "alien priorities."
Randy Simmons, Ryan M. Yonk 11/19/2013
At the turn of the 20th century, Congress passed the Antiquities Act – giving President Teddy Roosevelt the authority to restrict the use of any federally owned public land by designating it as a national monument. However, monument designation can bring distinct negative impacts. Here's why.
The documentary film, "Degrees of Difference," explores the way people communicate on climate change. See PERC's Holly Fretwell on air! Co-produced by Emmy Award winners John Twiggs and Anna Rau of MontanaPBS.
Terry Anderson, Shawn Regan 10/13/2013
In the Wall Street Journal, Terry Anderson and Shawn Regan explain how Washington rules prevent tribes from developing resources that could help lift them out of poverty.
Do you visit national parks for the monumental value or for their ecological value? Can they be the same and how can we manage to keep our parks operating well into the 21st century? Join Alfred Runte and Holly Fretwell for a conversation on national parks.
Terry Anderson, Shawn Regan 09/27/2013
Indian reservations are hobbled by burdensome regulations and bureaucracy. Native Americans should be given the dignity they deserve and be freed from federal guardianship.
Dino Falaschetti, Matthew Denhart 09/13/2013
Our nation continues to pile precautionary energy policies onto a struggling economy, but we’re bumping into an inconvenient truth.
PERC and the George W. Bush Institute will host a conference on energy regulation on September 12, 2013 at the George W. Bush Center in Dallas, TX