What the birth of free-market economics can teach us about today's natural resource policies.
We all know bootleggers and Baptists rarely see eye to eye. Ask one group and its members will probably tell you they despise the other group. Yet, when it comes to government regulation, both bootleggers and Baptists work together.
Saturday night marks the end of daylight-saving time for 2012.
On Earth Day, Bruce Yandle offers a sobering proposition: The blueprints of our major air and water pollution control statutes were flawed at birth.
Banzhaf argues that free market environmentalists should applaud the cap-and-trade approach over more government regulation.
As nations argued over global warming policies at the Kyoto Protocol, PERC senior fellow Bruce Yandle was busy bringing new insights to the discussion.
Roger Meiners, Bruce Yandle
Unless you are well into middle age or were a precocious student, you probably have little memory of the United States without the Environmental Protection Agency and the host of federal statutes it implements.
Young scholars from various discipline challenge the PERC founders of free market environmentalism on what works, what could work in the future and how to address large scale problems such as climate change, and also when markets are not the so. They will also discuss situations where markets...