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Reforming Water Allocation Policy Through Markets in Tradable Water Rights: Lessons from Chile, Mexico and California

Mark Rosegrant () and Renato Gazmuri

Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, 1995, vol. 32, issue 97, 291-316

Abstract: Increasing water scarcity, rising costs of irrigation subsidies, and general economic liberalization are creating strong incentives for comprehensive water reform with establishment of tradable water rights and the development of markets in these rights.

Date: 1995
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