The forests of North America represent enormous natural bounty. Yet, in the United States at least, the benefits of this wealth of nature are not being fully realized. Taxpayers lose money on their public forests, and the forests face severe ecological threats.
Does a firm's pollution harm its reputation? You might think so, but recent research by Jonathan Karpoff, John Lott Jr., and Eric Wehrly argues otherwise.
Economic evidence reveals that property rights are more critical for prosperity than an efficient method of settling contractual disputes.
Although the forests of British Columbia, Canada, are 96 percent government-owned, the management of the forests is far more market-driven than in the U.S. Forest Service, according to a new report by PERC, the Property and Environment Research Center.
Reducing pollution is not the only factor to be considered when it comes to lowering infant mortality rates passion.