Can public-private partnerships tackle the park maintenance backlog?
In the grand scheme, state parks are an amenity that generally falls lower on the state’s priority list than education, health care, and corrections.
Environmentalists, politicians, and scholars express concern about a "race to the bottom" in environmental policy. Yet economic theory indicates that a race to the bottom in environmental policy is highly unlikely, and there is little evidence that such races have, in fact, occurred.
The authors explore the history of eminent domain in the United Statesâ€”a history characterized by periodic public backlash.