Property Rights
Property Rights

Property Rights

A Practical Guide to Freedom and Prosperity

POLITICAL SCIENCE

116 Pages, 4.5 x 7

Formats: Hardcover, ebook: EPUB, Mobipocket, ebook: PDF

Hardcover, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $20.95)

Publication Date: August 2008

ISBN 9780817939113

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Overview

Drawing on the thoughts of various philosophers, political thinkers, economists, and lawyers, Terry Anderson and Laura Huggins present a blueprint for the nonexpert-expert on how societies can encourage or discourage freedom and prosperity through their property rights institutions. This Hoover Classic edition of Property Rightsdetails step-by-step what property rights are, what they do, how they evolve, how they can be protected, and how they promote freedom and prosperity.

Author Biography

Terry Anderson, the John and Jean DeNault Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, is the executive director of PERC - the Property and Environment Research Center, a think tank focusing on market solutions to environmental problems located in Bozeman, Montana, and professor emeritus at Montana State University. Laura E. Huggins is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution. Huggins specializes in free market environmentalism, property rights, and population policy. She is primarily interested in the role of economic processes in shaping natural resource policy and in promoting market principles to a wide audience in order to help resolve environmental dilemmas.