publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Use and Non-Use Values in an Applied Bioeconomic Model of Fisheries and Habitat Connections

Mikołaj Czajkowski;
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  • Published: 08 Dec 2017 Journal: Marine Resource Economics, volume 32, issue 4, pages 351-369 (issn: 0738-1360, eissn: 2334-5985, Copyright policy)
  • Country: Norway
Abstract
In addition to indirect support to fisheries, marine habitats also provide non-use benefits that are overlooked in most existing bioeconomic models. Our paper expands a dynamic bioeconomic fisheries model in which the presence of natural habitats not only reduces the cost of fishing, via aggregation effects, but also supplies non-use benefits. The theoretical model is illustrated with the analysis of cold water corals in Norway where two fishing methods are considered – destructive bottom trawl and non-destructive coastal gear. Non-use values of cold water corals in Norway are estimated using a discrete choice experiment. Both the theoretical model and its empir...
Subjects
free text keywords: VDP::Agriculture and fishery disciplines: 900::Fisheries science: 920, VDP::Landbruks- og Fiskerifag: 900::Fiskerifag: 920
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ATLAS
A Trans-AtLantic Assessment and deep-water ecosystem-based Spatial management plan for Europe
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 678760
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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European Marine ScienceMarine Environmental Science: ATLAS
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