A look at the nature of public land recreation and how markets can enhance opportunities to protect open space.
Research Fellow & Outreach, Staff
Hannah Downey is the policy and partnerships coordinator and a research fellow at PERC, helping to bring PERC ideas to the policy world. After being introduced to PERC her freshman year of college, she pursued the ideas of free market environmentalism and became a research assistant as a senior. She graduated from Montana State University with degrees in economics and political science in 2015.
Though she grew up in the Midwest, Hannah was lucky enough to spend her summers in Montana. Throughout college she worked as a backpacking guide in the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness. Hannah now calls Bozeman home and fills her spare moments with skiing, mountain biking, and enjoying the wonderful outdoors.