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Bruce Yandle

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Bruce Yandle is Alumni Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at Clemson University and a senior associate with the Political Economy Research Center.

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Agriculture and the Environment: Searching for Greener Pastures

by Terry Anderson, Bruce Yandlevia Hoover Institution Press
Friday, April 27, 2001

The authors focus on the major environmental constraints that limit U.S. food production without necessarily improving environmental quality. Each chapter documents a specific issue, discusses the regulatory response, and offers ideas for reform.

Bootleggers, Baptists, and Global Warming

by Bruce Yandlevia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, January 30, 2001

As the negotiations over the Kyoto Protocol drag on, environmentalists, corporations, and governments are lobbying in backrooms for provisions that will benefit their own interests. Our interests would be best met if the protocol were scrapped altogether. By Bruce Yandle.

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Public Choice and Regulation: A View from inside the Federal Trade Commission

by Robert MacKay, James C. Miller IIIvia Hoover Institution Press
Thursday, August 20, 1987

Until recently there have been almost no analyses of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) as a political institution—that is, one driven both by internal incentives and by ties to a larger political body that, in turn, responds to its own political and economic pressures.