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A dynamic economic equilibrium model for the economic assessment of the fishery stock-rebuilding policies

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  • José-María Da-Rocha

    () (ITAM and Universidad de Vigo)

  • Raul Prellezo

    () (AZTI)

  • Jaume Sempere

    () (El Colegio de México)

  • Luis Taboada Antelo

    () ((IIM) CSIC)

Abstract

The paper develops and analyses a dynamic general equilibrium model with heterogeneous agents that can be used for assessment of the economic consequences of fish stock-rebuilding policies within the EU. In the model, entry and exit processes for individual firms are endogenous, as well as output, employment and wages. This model is applied to a fishery of the Mediterranean Sea. The results provide both individual and aggregate data that can help managers in understanding the economic consequences of rebuilding strategies. In particular, this study shows that, for the application presented, all aggregate results improve if the stock rebuilding strategy is followed, while individual results depend on the indicator selected.

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  • José-María Da-Rocha & Raul Prellezo & Jaume Sempere & Luis Taboada Antelo, 2017. "A dynamic economic equilibrium model for the economic assessment of the fishery stock-rebuilding policies," Serie documentos de trabajo del Centro de Estudios Económicos 2017-01, El Colegio de México, Centro de Estudios Económicos.
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    macroeconomics; general equilibrium model; multiannual management plans;
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    • Q22 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Renewable Resources and Conservation - - - Fishery

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