Campus Units

Economics

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

2005

Journal or Book Title

Evolving Property Rights in Marine Fisheries

Editors

Don Leal

Publisher

Rowman and Littlefield

Place of Publication

Lanham, MD

First Page or Article ID Number

69

Last Page

83

Abstract

The sad truth is that direct regulations have not eliminated overfishing but instead increased fishing costs for fishermen risking their lives on the high seas. The good news is that there is a better way to manage our ocean fisheries. Property rights approaches, such as individual transferable quotas (ITQs) and private harvest agreements are proving highly effective in restoring health and sanity to a host of fisheries around the globe. This book traces such developments and addresses the remaining obstacles to the continued development of property rights in ocean fisheries.

Comments

Potential Benefits of Rights-Based Management in the Reef Fish Fishery, in Evolving Property Rights in Marine Fisheries, Don Leal, ed., Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham MD, 2005, with Jim Waters, reproduced by permission of Rowman & Littlefield: http://www.perc.org/articles/evolving-property-rights-marine-fisheries.

Rights

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Copyright Owner

Rowman & Littlefield

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf