A new collection of papers on the role of property rights to ecological resources in environmental protection.
The role of water transfers or appropriations in protecting instream flows.
The American Prairie Reserve is a useful case study of the potential role for markets in the future use and management of public grasslands.
An analysis of how uncertain property rights – exogenously generated by railroad land grants – stymied irrigation investment and economic development on the Western frontier.
If rights can only be established once a resource is used, then the institutions that govern natural resources will be unable to resolve conflicting use and non-use demands.
Technology-facilitated bargaining can enhance the provision of access across private lands