By Jane S. Shaw
Richard Stroup, Jane Shaw
Conventional economic wisdom, in a theory first propounded by Nobel laureate Paul Samuelson, holds that the unregulated market cannot be expected to protect the environment. In this theory, clean air and water are "public goods" whose value is not well reflected by market processes.
Business Economics January 2005 Evidence of good environmental stewardship is more extensive than most economists and executives recognize. By Jane S. Shaw
Energy & Environment Vol. 16 No. 3&4 2005By Jane S. Shaw
Rocky Mountain News July 9, 2005 By C. Kenneth Orski and Jane S. Shaw
Conference Organized by PERC Klamath Falls, Oregon June 8, 2004 Summary
Terry Anderson, Jane Shaw
This essay explains how the well-accepted principles that explain market behavior and underlie prosperity also explain environmental problems and offer ways to solve them.