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The Global Seafood Market Performance Index: A theoretical proposal and potential empirical applications


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  • Villasante, Sebastián
  • Rodríguez, David
  • Antelo, Manel
  • Quaas, Martin
  • Österblom, Henrik


The objective of this paper is to create the Global Seafood Market Performance Index (GSMPI) in order to compare fisheries-related impacts of different countries across spatial and temporal scales. The article presents the first effort to investigate the trade-offs among marine ecosystems, seafood markets, poverty alleviation, food security and governance at worldwide level by creating the GSMPI. The GSMPI will provide relevant information on environmental, governance, socioeconomic, food security, corruption, seafood market, and corporate social responsibility issues for individual decision-makers and scientists, national governments, and stakeholders as well as international fishing and aquaculture industries.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Marine Policy.

Volume (Year): 36 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 142-152

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Handle: RePEc:eee:marpol:v:36:y:2012:i:1:p:142-152

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Keywords: Global Seafood Market Performance Index Fisheries and aquaculture Sustainability;


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