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Water Markets and Water Quality

Marca Weinberg, James Wilen, Catherine Kling () and Zach Willey

No 271031, 1990 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Vancouver, Canada from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)

Abstract: A non-linear programming model is developed to simulate grower response to water market scenarios. As a result of encouraging conservation through improvements in irrigation efficiency, significant reductions in drainage are achieved, indicating the potential role of water markets as a policy tool for addressing the environmental problems of irrigated agriculture.

Keywords: Agricultural and Food Policy; Resource /Energy Economics and Policy (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 15
Date: 1990-08-05
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.271031

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