Allowing price to ration water may be a bitter political pill to swallow, but it makes economic and environmental sense. Writing at The Conversation, Randy Simmons lends insight into California's water crisis.
Randy Simmons, Ryan M. Yonk
At the turn of the 20th century, Congress passed the Antiquities Act – giving President Teddy Roosevelt the authority to restrict the use of any federally owned public land by designating it as a national monument. However, monument designation can bring distinct negative impacts. Here's why.
PERC Senior Fellow Randy Simmons and co-authors expand on the Bootleggers and Baptits theory of inefficient government regualtion by addding the political entrepeneur to the mix.
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President Clinton puts a stop to multiple use on national forests By Shannon Fitzsimmons
Dominic Parker, Walter Thurman
North Carolina State Economist July/August 2004
Executive Summary By Randy T. Simmons and Kimberly Frost
Dominic Parker, Shawn Regan, Walter Thurman
PERC scholars compare the Conservation and Wetland Reserves, both federal programs, with two private land trusts,The Nature Conservancy and the Land Trust Alliance,to determine their influence on each other.