What the birth of free-market economics can teach us about today's natural resource policies.
Terry Anderson, D. Bruce Johnsen
Facing the "fiscal cliff," perhaps the president and Congress should start thinking in terms of the "foreclosure crisis." All lenders, whether a local home-loan bank or the Chinese government, expect to be repaid either from the borrower's income or, if that is insufficient, from the sale of assets...
Saturday night marks the end of daylight-saving time for 2012.
Banzhaf argues that free market environmentalists should applaud the cap-and-trade approach over more government regulation.
This paper summarizes the state of the academic literature on the implications of environmental justice.
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...
D. Bruce Johnsen
British Columbia could resolve its conflicts over salmon by an auction that resembles the 'rivalry potlatches' of the past.
In 1982, some 450 activists were arrested protesting the construction of a hazardous waste facility in Warren County, N.C., a primarily poor, black community.
In the first book-length examination of environmental justice from the perspective of economics, a cast of top contributors evaluates why underprivileged citizens are overexposed to toxic environments and what policy can do to help.