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
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...
free text keywords: Non-renewable resource, Fishery, Fishing, Discrete choice experiment, Economics, Renewable energy, business.industry, business, Habitat, Marine habitats
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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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