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Distribution Effects of Fisheries Policy: An Empirical Example of the New England Sea Scallop Fishery

Marilyn A. Altobello

No 283757, 1977 AAEA-WAEA Joint Meeting, July 31-August 3, San Diego, California from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)

Abstract: The commercial fishery is an industry of relative importance in the United States. In 1976, landings by U.S. vessels at U.S. ports amounted to 5.4 billion pounds and were valued at 1.4 billion dollars (figure 1). In spite of the economic significance of the industry, only recently has any notable national policy been developed which addresses itself to the problem of managing marine fishery resources.

Keywords: Resource; /Energy; Economics; and; Policy (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1977-07
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