Thomas Stratmann and Chris Costello are named as PERC Senior Fellows.
Here is PERC's testimony before the Federal Lands Subcommittee regarding the infrastructure needs of the National Park Service and Forest Service.
The use and abuse of cost-benefit analysis in regulatory decision-making.
Companies, like Patagonia, selling outdoor gear lobby endlessly for more federal wilderness—subsidized by the taxpayer.
Terry Anderson, Hannah Downey, Holly Fretwell, Robert Nelson, Shawn Regan, Reed Watson, Michael Giberson
Eight policy ideas to deliver environmental and economic improvements for the lands, waters, and other resources under the control of the Department of the Interior.
How property rights are an effective means for conserving and recovering endangered species.
It took the Obama administration many months to develop, propose, and promulgate its WOTUS rule, and it will take just as long to revise or undo it.
Why rewarding, rather than punishing, conservation on private lands could save more species.
A bewitching proposal that should be debated.
It’s time to make the Antiquities Act a thing of the past.
Fisheries are a prime example of a sector in Latin America that is often poorly managed, heavily regulated by government policies, and creates marginal value.
The U.S. Forest Service targets cooperative landowner in Montana.
An innovative water contract pays farmers to conserve.
The EPA's past efforts to limit ozone emissions backfired. Will its new regulations actually work this time?
Alan L. Olmstead, Paul W. Rhode
The historical record offers considerable insight into the adaptability of agriculture to climatic challenges.
James G. Workman
Informal tenure and rights-based fishing in nearshore waters offer a more positive outcome to the no-longer-tragic “commons” of the ocean.
A measure to curb violence from conflict minerals has caused militias to simply expand their looting.
Dean Lueck, Jonathan Yoder
In this PERC Policy Series essay, Dean Lueck and Jonathan Yoder use economics to examine wildfire management and current wildfire policy debates.