In the Wall Street Journal, Gary Libecap and Robert Glennon discuss the West's outdated water laws. A policy overhaul, they argue, would allow efficient water markets and reward conservation.
Terry Anderson, Gary Libecap
Environmental Markets is the inaugural book in Cambridge Studies in Economics, Choice, and Society, a new interdisciplinary series of theoretical and empirical research focusing on individual choice, institutions, and social outcomes.
PERC Fellow, Gary Libecap, talks with John Batchelor on the history of mineral rights in the United States.
Thanks to secure property rights, this technology has the power to resuscitate our lagging economy.
Dino Falaschetti, PERC's Executive Director, shares a story on the lessons of green energy policy and green growth.
, Matthew Denhart
Our nation continues to pile precautionary energy policies onto a struggling economy, but we’re bumping into an inconvenient truth.
Should the precautionary principle guide environmental policy? As Dino Falaschetti writes, rather than preventing harm, the precautionary principle can constrain economic opportunity while doing little to improve environmental quality.
If our challenge is “change,” we might do better by turning to America’s strength in financial services rather than its relative inexperience in centrally directing resources.
At PERC, we believe that the environment and liberty must go together. Our Environment and Liberty Campaign launches a new generation of market solutions that advance both liberty and the environment.