Roger Meiners, Bruce Yandle
Unless you are well into middle age or were a precocious student, you probably have little memory of the United States without the Environmental Protection Agency and the host of federal statutes it implements.
H. Sterling Burnett
There are areas of common ground between traditional environmentalists and classical liberals, such as protecting rights and protecting ecosystems.
Donald Leal, Holly Fretwell
This sketch of 27 state parks systems between 1980 and 1994, offers a brief look at the physical characteristics of each park system, its amenities and programs, visitation, fees and funding sources. A companion to the PERC Policy Series: Back to the Future to Save Our Parks, it examines the...
Terry Anderson, Peter Hill
Change is in the air. After a century of growing national control, Americans are rethinking the role of the federal government vis-à-vis the states. This reconsideration has led to welfare reform and to a nationwide debate over education. Now it is beginning to focus on environmental policy, too.
The workshop focuses on using markets as tools for making land management decisions in both the public and private arena. How can federal agencies adopt market based-principles and how can we stimulate new markets for environmental amenities such as open space?
A PERC Workshop with scholars presenting papers on on land use conflicts in the West and raising questions about the governing institutions.