PERC President Terry Anderson points out that American Indians and First Nations people can reach back into their rich cultural heritage and find institutions that rewarded individual initiative. The key key is for tribes to take this initiative again and for Congress to give tribal nations the rights that were once theirs.
Abstract: Economists generally agree that more complete property rights lead to higher incomes, but rights are often constrained by other political and social goals. American…
It’s time for Congress to act to provide meaningful co-management of Bears Ears to Native Americans.
PERC's Terry Anderson discusses economic life for Native Americans on EconTalk.