Executive SummaryRead Full Article - PDFby Terry L. Anderson, Vernon L. Smith, and Emily Simmons
Fees for Recreation? Yes! Says a PERC Researcher. The federal government's program to raise entrance and user fees in national parks and forests is an important step in the right direction, says PERC researcher Holly Lippke Fretwell.
Holly Fretwell, Terry Anderson
Private land trusts are proliferating around the nation as ways of preserving environmental values. So why not a federal land trust to manage the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah?
The Florida Wetlandsbank is transforming a weed-choked, garbage-strewn tract near Pembroke Pines into a pristine wetland, creating a product in high demand by local developers.
Environmental regulations, not opposition to environmental protection, were the genesis of the private property rights movement.
A new paper challenges conventional wisdom about the role of business in environmental issues. Written primarily for business executives, it offers new ideas for addressing environmental challenges while keeping a principled commitment to market competition, consumer choice, and innovation.
The Market Meets the EnvironmentEconomic Analysis of Environmental PolicyBruce Yandle Editor
After 35 years of civil war in Guatemala, peace has led to a surprising growth in organic farming. During the fighting, farmers abandoned their land allowing native plants to reclaim the cleared fields.
Marina owners Bill Reiser and Lisa Stowell know that running an environmentally friendly business is not only good for Chesapeake Bay, but good for their pocketbooks, too. With that in mind, they have shelled out some serious money to make sure their customers keep coming back.