Do All the Resource Problems in the West Begin in the East?
journal contributionposted on 01.12.1998, 00:00 authored by Jason F. Shogren
Economics can make good policy better and bad policy go away--a message often constrained by the political realities surrounding federal resource policy toward the West. This essay responds to these challenges to economic reasoning based on the lessons learned after a stay at the Council of Economic Advisers. My goal is to help make apolitical economists more effective advocates of efficiency.