Fees for Recreation? Yes! Says 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.
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.
By Daniel K. Benjamin EPA cleanups of superfund sites cost an average of $12 billion for every cancer case prevented.
By Daniel K. Benjamin Now we know what a decade of quotas on Japanese cars cost consumers.
By Daniel K. Benjamin Late 19th-century storm warnings from the U.S. Weather Service yielded substantial, positive net returns to society.
CONSEQUENCES OF CLIMATE CHANGE By Daniel K. Benjamin
By Daniel K. Benjamin The results of the SO2 tradable emissions program are in-- and the economists were right.
Holly Fretwell, Terry Anderson
A SummaryPrivate 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?