The old rules created a perverse incentive not to preserve habitat
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 writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Outside, Quartz, High Country News, National Review, Reason, Regulation, Grist, and Distinctly Montana, and his research has been published in journals such as the Natural Resources Journal, Journal of Energy Law & Resources, Journal of Law, Economics & Policy, and the Breakthrough Journal.
Shawn has testified before both houses of Congress on public land management and has 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.