Contributors – The Centre for Independent Studies

Roger Bate


Featured Publication

  • All the Water in the World 01 August 2006 | PM71
    Roger Bate argues that water markets in which individuals (or corporations and municipalities) trade their entitlements to water, introduce flexibility, reduce waste, allow fairer distribution, more rational development of new resources, and therefore smaller environmental impacts....
    Roger Bate argues that water markets in which individuals (or corporations and municipalities) trade their entitlements to water, introduce flexibility, reduce waste, allow fairer distribution, more rational development of new resources, and therefore smaller environmental impacts.
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Media & Commentary

  • Australia's water works 23 August 2006 | The Wall Street Journal
    As much of Asia struggles with water shortages, Australia’s agricultural sector is thriving, despite its worst drought in decades. The secret of the success down under: a free-market system of water trading rights. Australia ‘s situation stands in stark contrast…
    As much of Asia struggles with water shortages, Australia’s agricultural sector is thriving, despite its worst drought in decades. The secret of the success down under: a free-market system of water trading rights. Australia ‘s situation stands in stark contrast…
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  • Bill Gates must set priorities 03 August 2006 | The Australian
    With Warren Buffett’s largesse added to his own, Bill Gates has about $60 billion to spend on health and development. How should he spend it? The Copenhagen Consensus, a group and process put together by Danish academic and world renowned…
    With Warren Buffett’s largesse added to his own, Bill Gates has about $60 billion to spend on health and development. How should he spend it? The Copenhagen Consensus, a group and process put together by Danish academic and world renowned…
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Publications