Catch Share Publications

In Press

Measuring the socio-economic performance of catch share programs: definition of metrics and application to the Northeast U.S. groundfish fishery

An Inverse Demand System for New England Groundfish: Welfare Analysis of the Transition to Catch Share Management

  • Lee, M. and E. Thunberg. An Inverse Demand System for New England Groundfish: Welfare Analysis of the Transition to Catch Share Management. American Journal of Agricultural Economics.

Economic Characteristics and Management Challenges of the Hawaii Pelagic Longline Fisheries: Will a Catch Share Program Help?

  • Pan, M. In press. Economic Characteristics and Management Challenges of the Hawaii Pelagic Longline Fisheries: Will a Catch Share Program Help? in Marine Policy Special Issue: Catch shares and Pacific Islands Region Fisheries guest editors: Pan, M., K.R. Criddle, and C. Severance.

2013

Renegotiating property rights in the Florida golden crab fishery

Rent-seeking and incentives for compliance in the commons

  • Holzer, J., D. Lipton, and O. Francois. 2013. Rent-seeking and incentives for compliance in the commons. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 95(1): 117-130.

2012

Catch shares, fisheries, and ecological stewardship: a comparative analysis of resource responses to a rights-based policy instrument

  • Essington, T.E., M.C. Melnychuk, T.A. Branch, S.S. Heppell, O.P. Jensen, J.S. Link, S.J.D. Martell, A.M. Parma, J.G. Pope, and A.D.M. Smith. 2012. Catch shares, fisheries, and ecological stewardship: a comparative analysis of resource responses to a rights-based policy instrument. Conservation Letters 5(3): 186-195.

Spatial Competition with Changing Market Institutions

  • Fell, H. and A. Haynie. 2012. Spatial Competition with Changing Market Institutions. Journal of Applied Econometrics 28(4): 702-719.

2011 Final Report on the Performance of the Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) Fishery (May 2011 - April 2012)

Rights-Based Management in International Tuna Fisheries

  • Squires, D., R. Allen, and V. Restreppo. 2012. Rights-Based Management in International Tuna Fisheries. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper 571. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 94 pp.

Productivity change under an Individual Transferable Quota management system

  • Walden, J.B., J.E. Kirkley, R. Färe, and P. Logan. 2012. Productivity change under an Individual Transferable Quota management system. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 94(4): 913-928.

2011

A Summary of the Pacific Islands Region Catch Share Workshop, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 9-12, 2010

Resistance to Alternative Management in Fisheries: Economic and Cultural Considerations of North Carolina's Commercial fishers

  • Crosson, S. 2011. Resistance to Alternative Management in Fisheries: Economic and Cultural Considerations of North Carolina's Commercial fishers. Politics Life Sci. 30(2): 31-42.

Estimating Time-varying Bargaining Power: A Fishery Application

  • Fell, H. and A. Haynie. 2011. Estimating Time-varying Bargaining Power: A Fishery Application. Economic Inquiry 49(3): 685-696.

2010 final report on the performance of the northeast multispecies (groundfish) fishery (May 2010-April 2011)

2010

Employment and Renumeration Effects of IFQs in the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands Crab Fisheries

Fishing rights and small communities: Alaska halibut IFQ transfer patterns

  • Carothers, C., D. K. Lew, and J. Sepez. 2010. Fishing rights and small communities: Alaska halibut IFQ transfer patterns. Ocean Coastal Management. 53: 518-523.

Defining social and economic performance measures for catch share systems in the Northeast U.S. 2010

Free form property rights for fisheries: The decentralized design of rights-based management through groundfish sectors in New England

  • Holland, D.S. and J. Wiersma. 2010. Free form property rights for fisheries: The decentralized design of rights-based management through groundfish sectors in New England. Marine Policy 34(5): 1076-1081.

Fleet Restructuring, Rent Generation and the Design of Individual Fishing Quota Programs: Empirical Evidence from the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery

2009

Common property, information, and cooperation: Commercial fishing in the Bering Sea

  • Haynie, A. C., R. L. Hicks, and K. E. Schnier. 2009. Common property, information, and cooperation: Commercial fishing in the Bering Sea. Ecological Economics 69: 406-413.

2008

Integrating Porpoise and Cod Management: A comparison of Days-at-Sea, ITQs and Closures

Fish Harvest Tags: An Attenuated Rights Based Management Approach For Recreational Fisheries

  • Johnston, R. J., D.S. Holland, V. Maharaj and T.W. Campson 2008. Fish Harvest Tags: An Attenuated Rights Based Management Approach For Recreational Fisheries. in Leal, D.R. and V. Maharaj. Evolving Approaches to Managing Marine Recreational Fisheries. Rowman & Littlefield Press.

2007

Fish harvest tags: An alternative management approach for recreational fisheries in the US Gulf of Mexico

  • Johnston, R. J., D.S. Holland, V. Maharaj, T.Warner Campson 2007. Fish harvest tags: An alternative management approach for recreational fisheries in the US Gulf of Mexico. Marine Policy 31(4): 505-516.

The Design and Use of Limited Access Privilege Programs

2006

Auctions for initial sale of annual catch entitlement

  • Anderson, C.M. and D.S. Holland. Land Economics 82(3): 333-352.

A New Zealand ITQ Fishery With an In-Season Stock Externality

Harbor porpoise bycatch: ITQs or time/area closures in the New England gillnet fishery

  • Bisack, K.D. and J.D. Sutinen. 2006. Harbor porpoise bycatch: ITQs or time/area closures in the New England gillnet fishery. Land Economics 82(1): 85-102.

Incentive-based approaches to sustainable fisheries

  • Grafton R.Q., R. Arnason, T. Bjørndal, D. Campbell, H.F. Campbell, C.W. Clark, R.D. Connor, D.P. Dupont, R. Hannesson, R. Hilborn, J.E. Kirkley, T. Kompas, D.E. Lane, G.R. Munro, S. Pascoe, D. Squires, S.I. Steinshamn, B.R. Turris, and Q. Weninger. 2006. Incentive-based approaches to sustainable fisheries. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 63(3): 699-710.

Individual habitat quotas for fisheries

  • Holland, D. and K.E. Schnier. 2006. Individual habitat quotas for fisheries. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 51: 72-92.

Flexible catch-balancing policies for multispecies individual fishery quotas

  • Holland, D.S. and G.E. Herrera. 2006. Flexible catch-balancing policies for multispecies individual fishery quotas. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 63: 1669-1685.

2005

Potential benefits of rights-based management in the reef fish fishery

  • Weninger, Q. and J. R. Waters. 2005. Potential benefits of rights-based management in the reef fish fishery. Pp. 69-84 in D.R. Leal (editor). Evolving Property Rights in Marine Fisheries. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., Lanham, MD.

2003

Property rights to multi-attribute fishery resources

  • Edwards, S.F. 2003. Property rights to multi-attribute fishery resources. Ecological Economics 44(2-3): 309-323.

Property rights, productivity, and profits in a common-pool resource

  • Fox, K., Grafton, R., Kirkley, J., and D. Squires. 2003. Property rights, productivity, and profits in a common-pool resource. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 46(1): 156-177.

Modeling the impact of days at sea leasing in the Northeast multispecies fishery

Economic benefits of management reform in the Northern Gulf of Mexico reef fish fishery

2002

Rent-seeking and property rights formation in the US Atlantic sea scallop fishery

Effects of the American Fisheries Act on capacity, utilization, and technical efficiency

Property rights in a fishery: regulatory change and firm performance

Rights-based fishery management systems in marine fisheries off Alaska

A property-rights perspective of efficiency: privatizing the commons

2001

Common property institutions in the Alaskan groundfish fisheries

Quota management in the commercial red snapper fishery

2000

Privatization and regulation of capacity in a multi-product fishery: a purse from a sow’s ear?

An elemental basis of property rights to marine fishery resources

A guide to the economic evaluation of individual transferable quota fisheries

Private property and economic efficiency: a study of a common-pool resource

Permit stacking as an approach to implementing harvest rights that can be transferred and accumulated

  • Hastie, J.D. 2000. Permit stacking as an approach to implementing harvest rights that can be transferred and accumulated. In: Proceedings of the Tenth Biennial Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics & Trade: Macrobehavior and Macroresults, July 10-14, 2000, Corvallis, Oregon. Corvallis, OR: International Institute for Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET).

Fencing the fisheries commons: Regulatory barbed wire in the Alaskan groundfish fisheries

The Pacific Halibut and Sablefish Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program

Permit stacking as an approach to implementing harvest rights that can be transferred and accumulated

Fencing the fisheries commons: Regulatory barbed wire in the Alaskan groundfish fisheries

The Pacific Halibut and Sablefish Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program

1998

Issues and Options in Designing and Implementing Limited Access Programs in Marine Fisheries

Individual transferable quotas in multispecies fisheries

  • Squires, D., H. Campbell, S. Cunningham, C. Dewees, R.Q. Grafton, S.F. Herrick, Jr., J. Kirkley. S. Pascoe, K. Salvanes, B. Shallard, B. Turris, and N. Vestergaard. 1998. Individual transferable quotas in multispecies fisheries. Marine Policy 22(2): 135-159.

1996

Private property rights and crises in world fisheries: turning the tide?

Individual transferable quotas in a multiproduct common property industry

  • Squires, D. and J. Kirkley. 1996. Individual transferable quotas in a multiproduct common property industry. Canadian Journal of Economics 29: 318-342.

1995

The Alaska community development quota fisheries management program

Transferable quotas, enforcement costs and typical firms: an empirical application to the Norwegian trawler fleet

Individual transferable quotas as a fisheries management tool

  • Squires, D., J. Kirkley, and C.A. Tisdell. 1995. Individual transferable quotas as a fisheries management tool. Review in Fisheries Science 3(2): 141–169.

Fractional licenses: An alternative to license buyback

  • Townsend, R.E. and S.G. Pooley. 1995. Fractional licenses: An alternative to license buyback. Land Economics 71(1): 141-43.

The surf clam ITQ management: An evaluation

The surf clam ITQ management: An evaluation

1994

Ownership of renewable ocean resources

Description and evaluation of the wreckfish (Polyprion americanus) fishery under Individual Transferable Quotas

Individual transferable quota markets and investment decisions in the fixed gear sablefish industry

Effort reduction under limited entry: Attrition versus fractional licenses in the Hawaii longline fleet

  • Townsend, R.E. and S.G. Pooley. 1994. Effort reduction under limited entry: Attrition versus fractional licenses in the Hawaii longline fleet. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 14: 297-306.

Economic perspective and the evolution of fisheries management: towards subjectivist methodology

1992

Considerations for the Potential Use of Individual Transferable Quotas in the Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Trawl Fishery

  • Griffin, W.L., K. Roberts, A.B. Lamberte, J.M. Ward, and H.M. Hendrickson. 1992. Considerations for the Potential Use of Individual Transferable Quotas in the Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Trawl Fishery. Volume 3. National Marine Fisheries Service, Silver Spring, Maryland.

Considerations for the Potential Use of Individual Transferable Quotas in the North Pacific Groundfish Trawl Fishery

  • Huppert, D., L. Anderson, and R. Harding. 1992. Considerations for the Potential Use of Individual Transferable Quotas in the North Pacific Groundfish Trawl Fishery. National Marine Fisheries Service, Silver Spring, Maryland.

1991

Managing the groundfish fisheries of Alaska: History and prospects. Reviews in Aquatic Sciences

  • Huppert, D.D. 1991. Managing the groundfish fisheries of Alaska: History and prospects. Reviews in Aquatic Sciences 4(4): 339-373.

Restricted access vs. open access methods of management: Toward more effective regulation of fishing effort

1990

An Economics Guide to Allocation of Fish stocks between Commercial and Recreational Fisheries

  • Edwards, S.F. 1990. An Economics Guide to Allocation of Fish stocks between Commercial and Recreational Fisheries. NOAA Technical Report 94. Northeast Fisheries Center, Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

1989

Individual Fisherman’s Quotas: A Preliminary Review of Some Recent Programs

  • Muse, B. and K. Schelle. 1989. Individual Fisherman’s Quotas: A Preliminary Review of Some Recent Programs. CFEC 89-1. Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission, Juneau, Alaska.