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Efficiency improvements and water policy in the balearic islands: a general equilibrium approach

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  • Dolores Tirado

    (Universidad de las Islas Baleares)

  • Carlos M. Gómez

    (Universidad de Alcalá)

  • Javier Lozano

    (Universidad de las Islas Baleares)

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    Abstract

    We use an Applied General Equilibrium Model of the Balearic Islands to explore the impact of increasing the technical efficiency of water use in the tourism sector. We show that water efficiency measures do not reduce economic pressures on water ecosystems. Consequently water price increases and reductions in water withdrawals are needed as ancillary measures. This water policy package opens a menu of possible outcomes in terms of conservation of water resources and the production of market goods. We also provide information about distributional impacts that should be considered to determine the convenience of implementing water saving programs.

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    Article provided by Fundación SEPI in its journal Investigaciones Económicas.

    Volume (Year): 30 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 441-463

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    Handle: RePEc:iec:inveco:v:30:y:2006:i:3:p:441-463

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    Keywords: Applied general equilibrium; water economics.;

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    1. Dinar, Ariel, 2012. "Economy-wide implications of direct and indirect policy interventions in the water sector: lessons from recent work and future research needs," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6068, The World Bank.
    2. Pérez Blanco, Carlos Dionisio & Gómez Gómez, Carlos Mario & Del Villar García, Alberto, 2011. "El riesgo de disponibilidad de agua en la agricultura: una aplicación a las cuencas del Guadalquivir y del Segura/Water Availability Risk in Agriculture: An Application to Guadalquivir and Segura Riv," Estudios de Economía Aplicada, Estudios de Economía Aplicada, vol. 29, pages 333-358, Abril.
    3. Perez Blanco, Carlos Dionisio & Gomez Gomez, Carlos Mario, 2012. "Development of private insurance schemes as a means to reduce water overexploitation during drought events. A case study in Campo de Cartagena (Segura River Basin, Spain)," 123rd Seminar, February 23-24, 2012, Dublin, Ireland 122453, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
    4. Pérez Blanco, Carlos Dionisio & Gómez Gómez, Carlos Mario & Garrido Yserte, Rubén, 2010. "Cambio estructural regional y agua: Escasez, dependencia e impactos sobre el tejido económico. El caso de Andalucía/Structural Change and Water: Scarcity, Dependence and Impacts on the Economy. The ," Estudios de Economía Aplicada, Estudios de Economía Aplicada, vol. 28, pages 423-446, Agosto.
    5. Luckmann, Jonas & Siddig, Khalid H.A. & Flaig, Dorothee & Grethe, Harald, 2012. "Mitigating Water Scarcity In Israel – A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis," 52nd Annual Conference, Stuttgart, Germany, September 26-28, 2012 133942, German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA).

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