Using Market Mechanisms to Manage Fisheries

Smoothing the Path

In demystifying the concept of market-like instruments, this study explains how to make better use of market-like instruments in fisheries management by identifying practical steps that can be taken to further their use. The findings of the study are based on a survey of the use of market-like instruments in OECD fisheries in which the key characteristics of these instruments in different countries are identified. It finds that market-like instruments have generally improved the economic efficiency of the sector, and have helped to ensure the sustainability of fish stocks.

04 Apr 2006 324 pages English Also available in: French 9789264036581 (PDF)

Author(s): OECD