The important but largely untold story of the U.S. coal program and its place in the country’s larger energy system.
Robert Nelson, Shawn Regan, Reed Watson
What it is, how it works, and why it needs to be reformed
Is there room for innovation in national forest management? In PERC's latest report, Robert Nelson proposes "charter forests" as a new management approach.
John Batchelor interviews Kurt Schnier about PERC’s Enviropreneur Institute. He explains how the value of goods is reflected in prices, and how markets can improve environmental amenities.
Can market forces balance efficiency-equity tradeoffs in marine fisheries?
This research empirically investigates cooperative behavior in a natural resource extraction industry in which the provision of a public good (bycatch avoidance) in the Alaskan flatfish fishery is essential to the duration of the fishing season, and an information provision mechanism exists to...
Public Lands and Private Rights:The Failure of Scientific ManagementBy Robert H. Nelson