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.
Once an icon of the American west, bison are now hazed through costly government-driven efforts and killed in droves around Yellowstone National Park during the winter. Their crime: migrating outside of the park's borders onto public and private land in Montana, searching for food.
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...
PERC is not only celebrating its 30th anniversary in June, but also the arrival of Pete Geddes. We are pleased to announce the addition of Pete to the staff as Director of Development.
February 13, 2002 By Don Leal
Donald Leal, Holly Fretwell
This sketch of 27 state parks systems between 1980 and 1994, offers a brief look at the physical characteristics of each park system, its amenities and programs, visitation, fees and funding sources. A companion to the PERC Policy Series: Back to the Future to Save Our Parks, it examines the...
Is "nature deficit disorder" a pandemic or a farce? Share your thoughts about environmental education
RS-02-1a Update: 2004Bruce Yandle, Madhusudan Bhattarai, and Maya Vijayaraghavan
Andrew Morriss, Bruce Yandle
RS-02-3: 2002By Bruce Yandle, Andrew P. Morriss, and Lea-Rachel Kosnik