In the Wall Street Journal, Gary Libecap and Robert Glennon discuss the West's outdated water laws. A policy overhaul, they argue, would allow efficient water markets and reward conservation.
The command-and-control viewpoint isn’t illogical. The American food supply is one of the safest in the world. But I submit that the current system fails to tap creative, market-based incentives to further improve food safety.
Some of our most beautiful and amazing species of fish are at risk for extinction. Here’s how we can save them.
The revival of local food and local markets marches under the banner of the left, but its resistance to centralization also appeals to conservatives.
Originally appeared in Defining Ideas: A Hoover Institute Journal on February 9, 2011
Property rights and markets as solutions to resource and environmental problems.
The U.S. Department of Labor proposes sweeping new regulations to limit child labor. Not all agricultural work is inherently dangerous, and sweeping generalizations will do more harm than good.
Government subsidies, overregulation and the consolidation has significantly altered the meat industry, makingit less competitive, loaded wiht paperwork, difficult for small ranchers to survive.