As overfishing depletes marine resources and reduces incomes for fishermen, a new approach giving fishermen a share in their fishery is soving by an environmental and economic problem. Catch-share management with a strong local leader in charge is winning converts around the world.
Todd Gartner, a 2007 Enviropreneur Institute alum, describes how economic incentives can be used to connect forests, water, and communities. Working with the World Resources Institute he discusses his work on two pilot projects that are connecting the buyers of ecosystem services with the sellers...
Terry Anderson, Gary Libecap
Where water markets are being allowed to work, prices reflect scarcity and trades provide incentives to conserve.
PERC Senior Fellow Randy Simmons and co-authors expand on the Bootleggers and Baptits theory of inefficient government regualtion by addding the political entrepeneur to the mix.