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Fisheries Management under Uncertainty using Non-linear Fees

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  • Berglann, Helge

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    (University of Bergen, Department of Economics)

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    This 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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    Paper provided by University of Bergen, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers in Economics with number 07/05.

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    Length: 22 pages
    Date of creation: 04 Apr 2005
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    Handle: RePEc:hhs:bergec:2005_007

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    Keywords: Fisheries management; Uncertainty; Non-linear taxation; Dynamic optimization;

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