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Reforming Water Allocation Policy Through Markets in Tradable Water Rights: Lessons from Chile, Mexico and California

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  • Mark W Rosegrant
  • Renato Gazmuri

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Increasing water scarcity, rising costs of irrigation subsidies, and general economic liberalization are creating strong incentives for comprehensive water reform with establishment of tradable water rights and the development of markets in these rights.

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  • Mark W Rosegrant & Renato Gazmuri, 1995. "Reforming Water Allocation Policy Through Markets in Tradable Water Rights: Lessons from Chile, Mexico and California," Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., vol. 32(97), pages 291-316.
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