Conference Proceedings Or Journal

 

Inspection, Compliance & Violation: A Case of Fisheries Public Deposited

Downloadable Content

Download PDF
https://ir.library.oregonstate.edu/concern/conference_proceedings_or_journals/0v838540b

Abstract Only

Descriptions

Attribute NameValues
Creator
Abstract
  • The presence of illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing activities are considered a serious threat to the sustainable use of marine resources. This paper uses a game theoretic approach to investigate the strategic interaction between fishers and management in the presence of IUU fishing. Managers choose a combination of fines, inspection probabilities and whether to classify a firm as "good" or "bad" to induce a target level of compliance from fishers who choose whether or not to comply. Importantly, this paper finds that equilibrium compliance strategies of fishers affect stock levels over time. In particular, less than perfect monitoring and enforcement lowers illegal harvesting which is beneficial for stocks. The results show that increasing the cost of engaging in illegal activities, through punishment, may be sound economic policy to discourage illegal fishing but that there should be upper bound on effective punishment.
Resource Type
Date Available
Date Issued
Citation
  • Otumawu-Apreku, K. Inspection, Compliance & Violation: A Case of Fisheries. In: Visible Possibilities: The Economics of Sustainable Fisheries, Aquaculture and Seafood Trade: Proceedings of the Sixteenth Biennial Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade, July 16-20, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Edited by Ann L. Shriver. International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET), Corvallis, 2012.
Conference Name
Keyword
Subject
Rights Statement
Funding Statement (additional comments about funding)
  • AQUAFISH, USAID, NEPAD Planning and Coordination Agency, Norad, The World Bank, Hyatt Regency Dar es Salaam, NAAFE, World Wildlife Fund, United Nations University Fisheries Training Programme, ICEIDA, JICA, JIFRS, The European Association of Fisheries Economists, International Seafood Sustainability Foundation
Publisher
Peer Reviewed
Language
Replaces
Additional Information
  • description.provenance : Made available in DSpace on 2013-11-06T00:44:43Z (GMT). No. of bitstreams: 1 Otumawu-157.pdf: 12488 bytes, checksum: f49e5a070c4ebf6cdb983433d0924c6c (MD5) Previous issue date: 2012
  • description.provenance : Approved for entry into archive by Janet Webster(janet.webster@oregonstate.edu) on 2013-11-06T00:44:42Z (GMT) No. of bitstreams: 1 Otumawu-157.pdf: 12488 bytes, checksum: f49e5a070c4ebf6cdb983433d0924c6c (MD5)
  • description.provenance : Submitted by Martin Eberle Jr (eberlem@onid.orst.edu) on 2013-11-05T22:26:52Z No. of bitstreams: 1 Otumawu-157.pdf: 12488 bytes, checksum: f49e5a070c4ebf6cdb983433d0924c6c (MD5)

Relationships

Parents:

This work has no parents.

Items