What does the Dodd-Frank financial regulation bill have to do with mining in the eastern Congo?
Terry Anderson, Dominic Parker, Shawn Regan, Randy Rucker
The chapters in this new book examine how the wealth of Indian Nations has been held hostage, and explain how their wealth can be unlocked through self-determination and sovereignty.
Allowing price to ration water may be a bitter political pill to swallow, but it makes economic and environmental sense. Writing at The Conversation, Randy Simmons lends insight into California's water crisis.
As pressure mounts to declare Utah's Greater Canyonlands a national monument, Utah-based Randy Simmons and Ryan Yonk look at the economic impact studies used to justify designation.
Unconventional Entrepreneurs of the Navajo Nation
Randy Simmons, Ryan M. Yonk
At the turn of the 20th century, Congress passed the Antiquities Act – giving President Teddy Roosevelt the authority to restrict the use of any federally owned public land by designating it as a national monument. However, monument designation can bring distinct negative impacts. Here's why.
Terry Anderson, Dominic Parker
As published in Oxford Journal's "Review of Environmental Economics and Policy," Terry Anderson and Nick Parker show that entrepreneurs guide the evolution of property rights, which in turn can lower the transaction costs of using markets to solve environmental problems.
Robert Deacon, Dominic Parker
By Robert T. Deacon and Dominc P. ParkerAbstract
The public trust doctrine is a little-known bit of legal history that is now touted as an ancient rule of law that allows governments to control property long presumed to be privately owned.