Dean Lueck, Jonathan Yoder
In this PERC Policy Series essay, Dean Lueck and Jonathan Yoder use economics to examine wildfire management and current wildfire policy debates.
Both countries face a dual challenge to grow their economies and improve environmental quality. Are these goals compatible?
Why is the West always burning down? As wildfire continues to be an expensive and destructive force in the West, it is important that we consider causes and innovative solutions.
R. David Simpson
For the last few decades, ecosystem services have been a popular theme in conservation policy. Should national governments be involved in enhancing their provision?
Terry Anderson, Dominic Parker, Shawn Regan, Randy Rucker
The chapters in this new book examine how the wealth of Indian Nations has been held hostage, and explain how their wealth can be unlocked through self-determination and sovereignty.
The environment is dynamic. Our regulatory state is not.
Research at PERC has historically focused on the three Ws: water, wildlife, and western lands. New initiatives examine energy innovations, urban environmental issues, and more.
This special issue of PERC Reports explores the policy implications of the Anthropocene.
Science alone cannot resolve most environmental issues.
Western tribes are energy rich but income poor. The lesson from past takings and from present battles to deprive tribes of their resource wealth is clear—it is time to reform tribal institutions in this post-colonial era.
In a new video from ReasonTV, Reed Watson explains how government created an artificial shortage of our most essential resource.
Robert Nelson, Shawn Regan, Reed Watson
What it is, how it works, and why it needs to be reformed
The maintenance backlog is $12 billion—and it shows. Here's how to start afresh.
To allow environmental groups a role in managing public forests, federal land agencies need to put market forces to work and provide the opportunity for conservation bidding in timber sales.