PERC Senior Fellow Bruce Yandle orginated the theory of Bootleggers and Baptists in the early 1980s. In essence, two different groups suppor the same, regulations, but benefit from different effects of the regulation. Has anything changed?
At a young age Chris Corbin was told, "Do what you lov
Protecting the Aberdares ecosystem required keeping the local people from poaching the wildlife, grazing it with livestock, and cutting the indigenous trees for firewood.
Paul Schwennesen an Enviropreneur-in-Residence at PERC and a former fellow at the Enviropreneur Institute is one of seven top winners in a global easy contest sponsored by the SEVEN Fund in Cambridge, MA. The topic was the "morality of profit."
Regulations requiring greater fuel efficiency in cars create unintended consequences such as more driving and more energy use because of the car's fuel efficiency.
In Montana, enviropreneurs like Chris Corbin are creating a water market by helping owners identify and vaule their water rights and sell them.