What the birth of free-market economics can teach us about today's natural resource policies.
Saturday night marks the end of daylight-saving time for 2012.
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?
Banzhaf argues that free market environmentalists should applaud the cap-and-trade approach over more government regulation.
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...
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...
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.