IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/p/ags/eaae14/183092.html
   My bibliography  Save this paper

Transferable Fishing Concessions and EU Fisheries

Author

Listed:
  • Kanik, Zafer
  • Kucuksenel, Serkan

Abstract

In this paper, we provide a general background on the latest EU fisheries reform process and analyze the potential effects of rights based management systems on EU fisheries. In the latest reform process, the much debated topic was related to Transferable Fishing Concessions, TFCs. This type of rights based management system will be used in all EU fisheries by 2015. We concentrate on ITQs which are the most well-known rights based management system to be able to understand the potential effects of this policy change. Our analysis suggests that if the sufficient conditions for these mechanisms to be successful are satisfied, this policy change may align the interests of all players in the fishing sector, and hence both economically and biologically sustainable fisheries can be achieved.

Suggested Citation

  • Kanik, Zafer & Kucuksenel, Serkan, 2014. "Transferable Fishing Concessions and EU Fisheries," 2014 International Congress, August 26-29, 2014, Ljubljana, Slovenia 183092, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:eaae14:183092
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://purl.umn.edu/183092
    Download Restriction: no

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. Newell, Richard G. & Sanchirico, James N. & Kerr, Suzi, 2005. "Fishing quota markets," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 49(3), pages 437-462, May.
    2. Anderson, Lee G., 1991. "A note on market power in ITQ fisheries," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 21(3), pages 291-296, November.
    3. John Stranlund & Carlos Chávez, 2013. "Who should bear the administrative costs of an emissions tax?," Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer, vol. 44(1), pages 53-79, August.
    4. Grafton, R.Q. & McIlgorm, A., 2009. "Ex ante evaluation of the costs and benefits of individual transferable quotas: A case-study of seven Australian commonwealth fisheries," Marine Policy, Elsevier, vol. 33(4), pages 714-719, July.
    5. Frost, Hans & Andersen, Peder, 2006. "The Common Fisheries Policy of the European Union and fisheries economics," Marine Policy, Elsevier, vol. 30(6), pages 737-746, November.
    6. Anthony Cox, 2009. "Quota Allocation in International Fisheries," OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Papers 22, OECD Publishing.
    7. Kenta Tanaka & Keisaku Higashida & Shunsuke Managi, 2014. "A laboratory assessment of the choice of vessel size under individual transferable quota regimes," Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 58(3), pages 353-373, July.
    8. R. Quentin Grafton & Ragnar Arnason & Trond Bjorndal & David Campbell & Harry F. Campbell & Colin W. Clark & Robin Connor & Diane P. Dupont & Rognvaldur Hannesson & Ray Hilborn & James E. Kirkley & To, 2005. "Incentive-based approaches to sustainable fisheries," Economics and Environment Network Working Papers 0508, Australian National University, Economics and Environment Network.
    9. Tom Kompas & Tuong Che, 2005. "Efficiency Gains and Cost Reductions from Individual Transferable Quotas: A Stochastic Cost Frontier for the Australian South East Fishery," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 23(3), pages 285-307, July.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ags:eaae14:183092. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (AgEcon Search). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/eaaeeea.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.