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Economies of Scale and Stock-Dependence in Pelagic Harvesting: The Case of Northern Chile

  • Hugo Dufey
  • Michael Basch
  • Julio Peña
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    Pelagic species are one of the fish stocks which are most vulnerable to unrestrained fishing. Their initial abundance has been a source for substantial profits in the past, with several fishing collapses resulting from it. This paper analyses the case of

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    Article provided by Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. in its journal Cuadernos de Economía-Latin American Journal of Economics.

    Volume (Year): 36 (1999)
    Issue (Month): 108 ()
    Pages: 841-873

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    Handle: RePEc:ioe:cuadec:v:36:y:1999:i:108:p:841-873
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