Irrigated agriculture has played a critical role in the economic and social development of the United States--but it is also at the root of increasing controversy. How can irrigation best make the ...
B. Delworth Gardner is research fellow at the Independent Institute, emeritus professor of economics at Brigham Young University, and emeritus professor of agricultural economics at University of California, Davis. His books include Regional Growth and Water Resource Investment, Plowing Ground in Washington: The Political Economy of U.S. Agriculture, and Pricing and Efficient Allocation of Irrigation Water in California.
Randy T. Simmons is the Charles G. Koch Professor of Economics and director of the Institute of Political Economy at Utah State University’s Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, research fellow at the Independent Institute, and mayor of Providence, Utah. Some of his books include The Political Economy of Culture and Norms: Informal Solutions to the Commons Problem and Re-Thinking Green: Alternatives to Environmental Bureaucracy.