More than 100 economists and academics urged President Obama to create and invest in new federal protected lands such as national parks, wilderness, and monuments.
Archives for 2011
Report on the economy of the Olympics Peninsula and impact of the Wild Olympics proposal.
A report on socioeconomic conditions of Missoula County as part of public process of developing a climate change adaptation plan.
A report on public lands ranching in southern Utah.
This report summarizes interviews with local government and business leaders on obstacles to and opportunities for local economic recovery in Carey, Idaho from the last recession.
This Headwaters Economics study analyzes the impact of housing and climate on the costs of fighting forest fires in the twelve national forests of the Sierra Nevada.
These two slideshows and related information use Missoula County and Western Montana to show how many homes have been built in flood and wildfire hazard areas, which are vulnerable to larger and more frequent floods and fires.
Headwaters Economics has updated the Economic Profile System (EPS) to help decision makers access and analyze large amounts of information about their communities.
A graphical analysis of oil and natural gas drilling in the United States which now has returned to pre-recession levels.
This study analyzes the fossil fuel economy in five Rocky Mountain states—CO, MT, NM, UT, and WY—and how states and communities can maximize benefits and minimize the costs of energy development.
Headwaters Economics created a series of reports on the economic performance of western communities near national monuments.