South Africa has lifted its ban on domestic rhino horn trade, allowing sustainable horn to compete with poached horn on the market. Do lovers of rhinos have cause for optimism?
Will McShane is a Master’s candidate in International Economics and Finance at Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Mageburg in Germany. He holds a B.A. in Psychology from Beloit College. As a research assistant to a development psychologist, he researched the healthcare needs of low-income families.
In his free time Will likes to cook, run, read, and prepare to move to a country where he does not speak the language. His previous workplaces include a fish processing plant, a county jail, a courtroom, a soap factory, a hospice, a college bar, and a French elementary school.
Will is particularly interested in how the careful consideration of incentives and well-defined property rights can lead to better environmental outcomes.