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Robert Nelson

Robert H. Nelson was a professor of public policy at the University of Maryland and a 2010 Lone Mountain Fellow at PERC. From 1975 to 1993, he worked as a senior economist in the Office of Policy Analysis of the Office of the Secretary of the Interior. He was the author of many books, including Public Lands and Private Rights: The Failure of Scientific Management, The New Holy Wars: Economic Religion versus Environmental Religion in Contemporary America, and The Use and Management of Federal Coal.