Headwaters NewsJanuary 5, 2005 By Randy T. Simmons
Land Letter October 28, 2004 By Allison A. Freeman Land Letter reporter
By Bruce Yandle, Andrew P. Morriss, and Lea-Rachel Kosnik
RS-02-3: 2002By Bruce Yandle, Andrew P. Morriss, and Lea-Rachel Kosnik
Read Chapter 9:All Play and No Pay: The Adverse Effects of Welfare Recreation
By Seth NortonFull Text HTML A Summary
Violation of Property Rights at Root Of DDT Disaster, Say PERC Scholars Full Text PDF By Roger E. Meiners and Andrew Morriss
Greening of Foreign Policy Distorts Traditional Diplomacy Full Text PDF By Terry L. Anderson and J. Bishop Grewell/p>
June 21, 2000Testimony to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and WaterBy David Gerard PERC Research Associate
Jonathan Adler Arlington, Virginia Ryan Amacher, Ph.D. Department of Economics University of Texas, Arlington
Orange County RegisterOctober 12, 1999Fear Bigger Governments,Not Bigger Populations By Richard L. Stroup and Matthew Brown
A Summary Private land trusts are proliferating around the nation as ways of preserving environmental values. So why not a federal land trust to manage the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah?
The Market Meets the EnvironmentEconomic Analysis of Environmental PolicyBruce Yandle Editor
The Mining Law of 1872:Digging a Little Deeper A Summary Full Text HTML
Water Marketing--The Next GenerationTerry L. Anderson and Peter J. Hill, Editors
By Terry L. Anderson and Peter J. Hill A Summary Full Text HTML
Superfund:The Shortcut That Failed A Summary By Richard L. Stroup Full Text HTML
Property Rights Legislation in the States:A Review A Summary By Hertha L. Lund Full Text HTML
Sovereign Nations or Reservations?An Economic History of American IndiansBy Terry L. Anderson
Public Lands and Private Rights:The Failure of Scientific ManagementBy Robert H. Nelson
Edited by Terry L. Anderson, Laura E. Huggins, and Thomas Michael Power
Terry Anderson took on the Department of Interior during a Fox News segement called "Cabinet Wrecking Ball." Appearng Friday, March 19 on Scoreboard with David Asman, Terry says that the Department of Interior holds billions of dollars in assets in our national
A PERC Workshop with scholars presenting papers on on land use conflicts in the West and raising questions about the governing institutions.
California is criminalizing recreational behavior in the state parks, writing tickets for the likes of rafting wihtout a life jacket and a dip without a suit. The fines they collect help fill the state coffers.
Stimulus spending for green jobs is short sighted. The solar panels produced can make electricty for less, but will eventually cost more to replace.
Government subsidies, overregulation and the consolidation has significantly altered the meat industry, makingit less competitive, loaded wiht paperwork, difficult for small ranchers to survive.
As PERC’s Rick Stroup often says, “Efficiency has no constituency,” and that’s certainly true of environmental policy. The federal government is replete with inefficiencies resulting from overlapping, redundant, and wasteful spending programs.
PERC senior fellow Randy Simmons writing on the sequester as an exercise in the Washington Monument strategy.
The authors explore the history of eminent domain in the United Statesâ€”a history characterized by periodic public backlash.
The rise of national markets associated with national TV networks led to the expansion of federal social regulation and a simultaneous decline of federal economic regulation.
At a time when there’s a spotlight on America’s richest 1%, a look at the country’s 310 Indian reservations—where many of America’s poorest 1% live—can be more enlightening.
By Jane S. Shaw and Bruce Yandle With his 2006 budget, President Bush appears to be championing fiscal responsibility. For environmental policy, this change offers hope for new directions.
The shadowy "precautionary principle" is stopping progress and distorting priorities.
Eight great myths about waste disposal still abound. This article refutes them.
Matching the size of government to the size of the problem
March 2007Volume 25 | Number 1 ECONOMIST, n. a scoundrel whose faulty vision sees things as they reall are, not as they ought to be. - after Ambrose Bierce
A scholarly article supports Environmental Protection Agency regulation of air pollutants.
A study of Wyoming oil drilling reveals that regulatory costs are higher on federal land.
A major study of the Clean Air Act confirms that -- as businesses often claim -- the costs are high.
By Daniel K. Benjamin Government-sponsored polar expeditions made fewer major discoveries introduced fewer innovations, lost more ships, and had more explorers die.
By Daniel K. Benjamin Given the racket that people raise over airport noise, one would think that the social benefits of regulating airport noise must be great.
By Daniel K. Benjamin EPA cleanups of superfund sites cost an average of $12 billion for every cancer case prevented.
By Daniel K. Benjamin Now we know what a decade of quotas on Japanese cars cost consumers.
By Daniel K. Benjamin Late 19th-century storm warnings from the U.S. Weather Service yielded substantial, positive net returns to society.
By Daniel K. Benjamin People are knowledgeable about the hazards faced by individuals in their age group.
By Daniel K. Benjamin More than half of the increased market share of light trucks stems from government regulation.
By Daniel K. Benjamin Insecure property rights induce trespassers and forest owners to cut tress on short rotations and not to replant.
A proponent of wind power takes on Thomas Tanton's article from December, and Tanton replies.