Gary Libecap 11/08/2013
In the early twentieth century, L.A. purchased water rights by buying up farmland and conveying the water back to L.A. These purchases created a legacy of distrust and suspicion, as people began to view the trades as theft. Gary Libecap takes a second look at the L.A.-Owens Valley transfers.
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
PERC is excited to announce the addition of Suzi Berget White to the
Matt Ridley 09/05/2013
The death this week of Ronald Coase, one of the world's most-cited economists, comes at a time when there is lively debate about the very issue he raised: why neither markets nor government are panaceas.
Shawn Regan 10/30/2012
That there are moose in Yellowstone today tells us something about nature and our role in it.
Terry Anderson 04/23/2012
Maasai are incresaing their incomes by using a portion of their grazing land for wildlife viewing by tourists.
Roger Meiners, Andrew Morriss 04/11/2012
Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" was a powerful book that presented an emotional argument against chemical pesticides that had already saved million of lives.
Mark Sherman 03/21/2012
Supreme Court gives private property owners the right to challenge EPA rulings that affect the use of their property.
Fred Pearce 02/16/2012
The long-held contention that rural forest communities are the prime culprits in tropical forest destruction is increasingly being discredited, as evidence mounts that the best way to protect rainforests is to involve local residents in sustainable management.
Randal Rucker, Walter Thurman 01/14/2012
This policy series on Colony Collapse Disorder, a mysterious phenomenon affecting honey bees, shows how real people resolve environmental problems.