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Productivity change in commercial fisheries: An introduction to the special issue

John Walden, Ben Fissel, Dale Squires and Niels Vestergaard ()

Marine Policy, 2015, vol. 62, issue C, 289-293

Abstract: Productivity is a key economic indicator that measures the relationship between inputs used to produce a product, and the amount of product produced. Productivity change measures how productivity has changed through time. In traditional land based industries, these two economic metrics have been extensively measured and studied. Until recently, this has not been true for commercial fishing fleets. This article provides an overview of productivity as an economic performance metric, and highlights specific studies of productivity change in commercial fisheries during the past 50 years. It concludes with an introduction to the articles contained in this special edition.

Keywords: Productivity; Fisheries; Index numbers (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2015
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DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2015.06.019

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