This special issue of PERC Reports, supported by the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, explores the shifting demands placed on the West’s natural resources.
Director of Publications, Research Fellow
Shawn Regan is a research fellow and the director of publications at PERC. He is the executive editor of PERC Reports, the magazine of free market environmentalism. Shawn holds a M.S. in Applied Economics from Montana State University and degrees in economics and environmental science from Berry College. His articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Quartz, High Country News, National Review, Reason, Regulation, Grist, and Distinctly Montana, and his research has been published in the Natural Resources Journal, LSU Journal of Energy Law & Resources, and Journal of Law, Economics & Policy. He has testified before both houses of Congress and appeared on national radio programs such as NPR’s “On Point” and American Public Media’s “Marketplace Morning Report.” In 2014, Shawn was a Generation Fellow at the Breakthrough Institute. He is also a former backcountry ranger for the National Park Service.