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Technical efficiency in the Swedish trawl fishery for Norway lobster


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Title: Technical efficiency in the Swedish trawl fishery for Norway lobster
Authors: Eggert, Håkan
Issue Date: 2001
University: Göteborg University. School of Business, Economics and Law
Extent: 19 pages
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Publication type: Report
Series/Report no.: Working Papers in Economics, nr 53
Keywords: stochastic production frontier; Swedish fisheries; technical efficiency
Abstract: Reducing fleet capacity in European fisheries is an important objective of the European Union's Common Fisheries Policy. The success of such programmes depends both on the variation and the level of efficiency within the fishing fleets. If vessels with significantly lower than average efficiency levels are decommissioned, the actual reduction in fishing capacity will be less than expected. Further, if the remaining vessels are not operating at an efficient level after a decommissioning program,... more
ISSN: 1403-2465
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/2878
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