Robert Glennon


Mr. Glennon, a law professor at the University of Arizona, is the author, most recently, of “Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What to Do about It” (Island Press, 2009).

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Going with the Market Flow

by Gary D. Libecap, Robert Glennonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2015

Even when the drought ends, California and the West will continue to thirst for water. Only a market can direct the flow where it needs to go.

Analysis and Commentary

The West Needs a Water Market to Fight Drought

by Gary D. Libecap, Robert Glennonvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, October 23, 2014

Outdated laws are wasting the region’s scarcest resource. Water should be tradable so it finds its most urgent uses.