The preliminary results of this research provide robust evidence that ozone levels well below federal air quality standards have a significant impact on productivity among hourly farm workers.
Todd Ben-Dor, a 2010 PERC Lone Mountain Fellow, examines the U.S. ecosystems services market that requires environmental restoration to offset aquatic resource damages. As the need for mitigation banking increases, he has studied forces affecting this growing market.
Some great articles, including “Bootleggers, Baptists, and Global Warming in Retrospect,” by Bruce Yandle; “Recycling Redux,” by Daniel Benjamin; and a book review “The Case Against the Hockey Stick,” by Matt Ridley. It was a refreshing read after being nauseated by the amount of talk on “...
Kurt Schnier 09/29/2010
This research empirically investigates cooperative behavior in a natural resource extraction industry in which the provision of a public good (bycatch avoidance) in the Alaskan flatfish fishery is essential to the duration of the fishing season, and an information provision mechanism exists to...
, Bruce Yandle 03/01/2010
Environmental Kuznets Curves for carbon emissions raise doubts about the feasibility of reducing global carbon emissions..
The authors explore the history of eminent domain in the United Statesâ€”a history characterized by periodic public backlash.
Andrew Morriss 01/28/2010
By Andrew P. Morriss
Discussion Draft for Workshop “Water Markets: Why Not More?” Property and Environment Research Center Bozeman, Montana September 2009
By Frank F. Limehouse,Peter C. Melvin,andRobert E. McCormick
I’m torn. Some of my fondest Montana memories come from days of fly-fishing publicly accessed streams. In contrast, I’ve also conducted redd counts on one of the state’s most highly contested “stream access” streams and witnessed first-hand the natural resource benefits of privatization.