Terry Anderson, Gary Libecap
Environmental Markets is the inaugural book in Cambridge Studies in Economics, Choice, and Society, a new interdisciplinary series of theoretical and empirical research focusing on individual choice, institutions, and social outcomes.
Unconventional Entrepreneurs of the Navajo Nation
Andrew Morriss, Fr. Michael Butler
Policy recommendations from theologians and Church authorities have taken the form of pontifications, obscuring many economic and public policy realities. Butler and Morriss offer a new contribution to Orthodox environmental theology by Church teaching but also by sound economic analysis.
James G. Workman
One sunny day in La Jolla, at the public Windansea Beach, I tried to catch a wave and sit on top of the world. I splashed into the “wild, open, and free” waves with the Beach Boys’ “Surfin’ Safari” melody in my head.
To keep the water running in LasVegas, recognize scarcity and let water rates rise-- double or even triple. Encourage homeowners to trade water rights. Let the market determine how much water people use, not the water police.
James G. Workman
Could the political conflict over wolf recovery efforts be resolved via economics? Let the bidding begin.
Productive farm land near large urban centers is being protected as conservation easements include farming as a stipulation of the tax-reducing easements.
In the grand scheme, state parks are an amenity that generally falls lower on the state’s priority list than education, health care, and corrections.
The “hockey stick” temperature graph is a mainstay of global warming science. A new book tells of one man’s efforts to dismantle it—and deserves to win prizes.
Edited by Donald R. Leal and Vishwanie Maharaj