R. David Simpson
For the last few decades, ecosystem services have been a popular theme in conservation policy. Should national governments be involved in enhancing their provision?
This PERC Policy Series explores the underlying issues fueling conflicts such as the Masher standoff, as well as what might be done to resolve them. Battles such as this are the result of federal land policies that encourage conflict instead of negotiation.
Is there room for innovation in national forest management? In PERC's latest report, Robert Nelson proposes "charter forests" as a new management approach.
Holly Fretwell, Shawn Regan
Nearly half of the West is owned by the federal government. In this new report, PERC researchers find that the federal government loses money managing valuable natural resources on federal lands, while states generate financial returns.
Fourteen fellows arrive at PERC to participate in the 2014 Enviropreneur Institute.
PERC's new Policy Perspective explains how the government keeps tribes from developing their natural resources.
PERC and the George W. Bush Institute will host a conference on energy regulation on September 12, 2013 at the George W. Bush Center in Dallas, TX
PERC is excited to announce the addition of Suzi Berget White to the staff as Development Manager.
The death this week of Ronald Coase, one of the world's most-cited economists, comes at a time when there is lively debate about the very issue he raised: why neither markets nor government are panaceas.