Fisheries Management under Uncertainty using Non-linear Fees
AbstractThis paper considers non-linear taxation to regulate fisheries. It compares that instrument with quantity control and linear taxation. Traditionally the question of how to regulate fisheries has been posed as a choice between price and quantity control. A numerical example, concerned with demersal fisheries, indicates that non-linear taxation is superior to quantity control. When cost uncertainty is involved, it can also prove more efficient than the price instrument.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Bergen, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers in Economics with number 07/05.
Length: 22 pages
Date of creation: 04 Apr 2005
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Fisheries management; Uncertainty; Non-linear taxation; Dynamic optimization;
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