Testimony and Public Comments
June 12, 2012
Fellow, Columbia University; former President, RFF
The prospect of lost livelihoods can produce conflict over the limits that national monuments place on land use, but creating monuments can also create value by growing new industries related to recreation and tourism.
Catherine Wolfram discusses last year's historic Nobel Prize in Economics, reviews the significance of randomized controlled trials, and shares wisdom for women in economics.
Recent pending developments for the Land and Water Conservation Fund will be even better for federal policy toward outdoor recreation, if three next steps are included.