Commercial Publications

Capacity, Productivity & Technical Efficiency

2010

Controlling Excess Capacity in Common-Pool Resource Industries: The Transition from Input to Output Controls

  • Squires, D., Y. Jeon, R.Q. Grafton, and J. Kirkley. 2010. Controlling Excess Capacity in Common-Pool Resource Industries: The Transition from Input to Output Controls. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 54(3): 361-377.

Bayesian hierarchical estimation of technical efficiency in a fishery

  • Tomberlin, D., and G. Holloway. 2010. Bayesian hierarchical estimation of technical efficiency in a fishery. Applied Economics Letters 17(2):201-204.

Measuring and managing fishing capacity

  • Walden, J., J. Kirkley and R. Färe. 2010. Measuring and managing fishing capacity. Chapter 40. In: Handbook of Marine Fisheries Conservation and Management. Quentin Grafton, Ray Hilborn, Dale Squires, Maree Tait, and Meryl Williams eds. Oxford University Press.

Estimating Fishing Vessel Capacity: A Comparison of Non-Parametric Frontier Approaches

  • Walden, J. and D. Tomberlin. 2010. Estimating Fishing Vessel Capacity: A Comparison of Nonparametric Frontier Approaches. Marine Resource Economics 25(1): 23-36.

2009

Measuring Productivity Change and its Components for Fisheries: The Case of the Alaskan Pollock Fishery, 1994-2002

  • Felthoven, R., Morrison Paul, C.J., and M. Torres. 2009. Measuring Productivity Change and its Components for Fisheries: The Case of the Alaskan Pollock Fishery, 1994-2002. Natural Resource Modeling 22(1): 105-136.

Fishing Revenue, Productivity, and Product Choice in the Alaskan Pollock Fishery

  • Morrison Paul, C.J., M. Torres, and R. Felthoven. 2009. Fishing Revenue, Productivity, and Product Choice in the Alaskan Pollock Fishery. Environmental and Resource Economics 44: 457-474.

2008

Excess Harvesting Capacity in U.S. Fisheries: A Report to Congress

National Assessment of Excess Harvesting Capacity in Federally Managed Commercial Fisheries

Methodological reflections on the short-run Johansen industry model in relation to capacity management

2007

An assessment of the use of capacity analysis in U.S. federal fishery management

Estimating Capacity and Efficiency in Fisheries with Undesirable Outputs

A case study of New England groundfish fishing capacity reduction

  • Thunberg, E., Kitts, A., and J. Walden. 2007. A case study of New England groundfish fishing capacity reduction. Fishery Buybacks, D. Squires and R. Curtis, eds. Blackwell Publishing.

Trip-level analysis of efficiency changes in Oregon's deepwater trawl fishery

2006

Estimating Heterogeneous Primal Capacity and Capacity Utilization Measures in a Multi-Species Fishery

U.S. efforts to prepare regular assessments of overcapacity in federally-managed commercial fisheries

  • Terry, J.M. 2006. U.S. efforts to prepare regular assessments of overcapacity in federally-managed commercial fisheries. In: Proceedings of the Thirteenth Biennial Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade, Portsmouth, England.

Estimating vessel efficiency using a bootstrapped data envelopment analysis model

Adjusting technical efficiency to reflect discarding: the case of the U.S. Georges Bank multi-species otter trawl fishery

Reducing Capacity in U.S. Managed Fisheries

  • Kirkley, J.E., J.M. Ward, J. Nance, F. Patella, K. Brewster-Geisz, C. Rogers, E. Thunberg, J. Walden, W. Daspit, B. Stenberg, S. Freese, J. Hastie, S. Holiman, and M. Travis.
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2005

Hierarchical analysis of production efficiency in a coastal trawl fishery, Chapter 9

  • Holloway, G., Tomberlin, D., and X. Irz. 2005. Hierarchical analysis of production efficiency in a coastal trawl fishery. Pp. 159-185 In: Applications of Simulation Methods in Environmental and Resource Economics, A. Alberini and R. Scarpa, eds. Boston: Kluwer Academic Press.

An analysis of the fishing capacity of the global tuna purse seine fleet

  • Reid, C., Kirkley, J., Squires, D., and J. Ye. 2005. An analysis of the fishing capacity of the global tuna purse seine fleet. Pp. 117-156 in Management of Tuna Fishing Capacity: Conservation and Socio-economics. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

2004

Multi-output, non-frontier primal measures of capacity and capacity utilization

Methods for Estimating Fishing Capacity with Routinely Collected Data: A Comparison

  • Felthoven, R. 2004. Methods for Estimating Fishing Capacity with Routinely Collected Data: A Comparison. Review of International Fisheries Law and Policy 1(2): 125-137.

Directions for Productivity Measurement in Fisheries

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Measuring fishing capacity and utilization with commonly available data: an application to Alaskan fisheries

  • Felthoven, R., Hiatt, T. and Terry, J.. 2004. Measuring fishing capacity and utilization with commonly available data: an application to Alaskan fisheries. Marine Fisheries Review 64(4): 29-39.

Buyback programs for overcapitalized fisheries: approaches, experiences, and impacts for Southeast fisheries: discussion

  • Thunberg, E.M. 2004. Buyback programs for overcapitalized fisheries: approaches, experiences, and impacts for Southeast fisheries: discussion. Journal of Agricultural & Applied Economics 36(2): 347-349

The relationship of fish harvesting capacity to excess capacity and overcapacity

Deterministic and stochastic capacity estimation for fishery capacity reduction

2003

Excess capacity and asymmetric information in developing country fisheries: the Malaysian purse seine fishery

  • Kirkley, J., D. Squires, F. Alam, and H.O. Ishak. 2003. Excess capacity and asymmetric information in developing country fisheries: the Malaysian purse seine fishery. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 85(3): 647-662.

Fishing capacity of tuna purse seine vessels in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean

  • Reid, C., Squires, D., Y. Jeon, L. Clarke, and R. Clarke. 2003. Fishing capacity of tuna purse seine vessels in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean. Marine Policy 27(6): 449-469.

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.

Excess capacity and sustainable development in Java Sea fisheries

2002

Quantitative Estimates of Fishing Capacity, Capacity Utilization, and Fishery Utilization for Alaskan Commercial Fisheries, 2001

Capacity and capacity utilization in common-pool resource industries: definition, measurement, and a comparison of approaches

  • Kirkley, J., C. Morrison Paul, and D. Squires. 2002. Capacity and capacity utilization in common-pool resource industries: definition, measurement, and a comparison of approaches. Environmental and Resource Economics 22(1-2): 71-97.

Technical efficiency in the Malaysian gill net artisanal fishery

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

2001

Identifying Harvest Capacity and Overcapacity in Federally Managed Fisheries: A Preliminary and Qualitative Report

  • Ward, J.M., Brainerd, T., Milazzo, M., Thunberg, E., Kitts, A., Walden, J., Travis, M., Terry, J., Lee, T., Holland, D., Hastie, J., Squires, D., Herrick, S., Hamilton, M., Brewster-Geisz, K., and R. Lent. 2001. Identifying Harvest Capacity and Overcapacity in Federally Managed Fisheries: A Preliminary and Qualitative Report. National Marine Fisheries Service, Offices of Science and Technology and Sustainable Fisheries, Silver Spring, Maryland, 118 p.

Assessing efficiency and capacity in fisheries when data are limited

  • Kirkley, J., Fare, R., Grosskopf, S., McConnell, T., Squires, D., and I. Strand. 2001. Assessing efficiency and capacity in fisheries when data are limited. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 21(3): 482-497.

Report of the National Task Force for Defining and Measuring Fishing Capacity

  • Ward, J.M., Brainerd, T., Freese, S., Mace, P., Milazzo, M., Squires, D., Terry, J., Thunberg, E., Travis, M., and J. Walden. 2001. Report of the National Task Force for Defining and Measuring Fishing Capacity. National Marine Fisheries Service, Office of Science and Technology, Silver Spring, Maryland.

2000

Measuring Technical Efficiency and Capacity in Fisheries by Data Envelopment Analysis using the General Algebraic Modeling System (GAMS): A Workbook

Assessing short-run and medium-run fishing capacity at the industry level and its reallocation

Data envelopment analysis (DEA): a framework for assessing capacity in fisheries when data are limited

Technical efficiency and fishing skill in developing country fisheries: the Kedah, Malaysia trawl fishery

The impact of noisy catch data on estimates of efficient output derived from DEA and stochastic frontier models: a Monte Carlo comparison

Measuring capacity of the New England otter trawl fleet

Vessel efficiency in the Northwest Atlantic sea scallop fishery

Measuring technical efficiency and capacity in fisheries by data envelopment analysis using the General Algebraic Modeling System (GAMS): a workbook

Capacity, excess capacity, and fisheries management

1999

Capacity and capacity utilization in fishing industries

1998

Characterizing managerial skill and technical efficiency in a fishery

Bioeconomic analysis of alternative selection patterns in the United States Atlantic silver hake fishery

1995

Measurement of capacity utilization for revenue-maximizing firms

Assessing technical efficiency in commercial fisheries: the Mid-Atlantic sea scallop fishery

1993

Capacity utilization under regulatory constraints

1990

On the measurement of economic capacity utilization for multi-product industries

  • Segerson, K. and D. Squires. 1990. On the measurement of economic capacity utilization for multi-product industries. Journal of Econometrics 44(3): 347-361.

Unpublished

Econometric measurement of fishing capacity and capacity utilization

Effects of temporal aggregation in fishery supply models

Properties of the stochastic distance function and its role in fisheries analyses

 

Economic Performance of Commercial Fisheries

2012

West Coast open access groundfish and salmon troller survey: Protocol and results for 2005 and 2006

Economic and Social Characteristics of Bottomfish Fishing in the Main Hawaiian Islands

2011

Management of the Main Hawaiian Islands Bottomfish Fishery: Fishers’ Attitudes, Perceptions, and Comments

Economic and Social Characteristics of the Hawaii Small Boat Pelagic Fishery

Synopsis of Puerto Rican Commercial Fisheries

Interim Report for Fishing Year 2010 on the Performance of the Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) Fishery (May 2010 – January 2011)

Report for Fishing Year 2010 on the Performance of the Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) Fishery (May 2010 - April 2011)

2010 Final Report on the Performance of the Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) Fishery (May 2010 – April 2011) 2nd Edition

  • Kitts, A., E. Bing-Sawyer, J. Walden, C. Demarest, M. McPherson, P. Christman, S. Steinback, J. Olson, P. Clay. 2011. 2010 Final Report on the Performance of the Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) Fishery (May 2010 – April 2011). US Department of Commerce, Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 11-19; 97 p.

2010

West Coast limited entry groundfish trawl cost earnings survey protocols and results for 2004

  • Lian, C.E. 2010. West Coast limited entry groundfish trawl cost earnings survey protocols and results for 2004. US Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum, NMFS-NWFSC-107, 35 p.

The Annual Economic Survey of Federal Gulf Shrimp Permit Holders: Implementation and Descriptive Results for 2008

Economic Performance in Fisheries: Modeling, Measurement and Management

  • Morrison Paul, C., R. Felthoven and M. Torres. 2010. Economic Performance in Fisheries: Modeling, Measurement and Management. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 54(3): 343-360.

Fishery Analysis of the Commercial Fisheries for Eleven Coastal Migratory Pelagic Species

Florida’s Commercial Fishery for Caribbean Spiny Lobster

2009

The Annual Economic Survey of Federal Gulf Shrimp Permit Holders: Implementation and Descriptive Results for 2007

The Annual Economic Survey of Federal Gulf Shrimp Permit Holders: Report on the Design, Implementation, and Descriptive Results for 2006

Trends in Selected Northeast Region Marine Industries

2008

U.S. Caribbean Fish Trap Fishery Socioeconomic Study

  • Agar, J., J. Waters, M. Valdes-Pizzini, M. Shivlani, T. Murray, J. Kirkley, and D. Suman. 2008. U.S. Caribbean Fish Trap Fishery Socioeconomic Study. Bulletin of Marine Science 82(3): 315-331.

2007

Logbook Pilot Program for California's Nearshore Groundfish Fishery: Results and Lessons Learned

Demographic and Economic Trends in the Northeastern United States Lobster (Homarus americanus) Fishery, 1970-2005

2006

Economic Analysis of Bottomfish Fishing Vessels Operating in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands in 2003

2004

Update on the Economic Status of the Gulf of Mexico Commercial Shrimp Fishery

2002

Economic and Operational Characteristics of the Hawaii-based Longline Fleet in 2000

2001

A Description and Economic Analysis of Large American Samoa Longline Vessels

  • O'Malley, J.M. and S.G. Pooley. 2002. A Description and Economic Analysis of Large American Samoa Longline Vessels. SOEST Publication 02-2, JIMAR Contribution 02-345, 24 p.

Cost-earnings Study of the Atlantic-based U.S. Pelagic Longline Fleet

  • Porter, R.M., Wendt, M., Travis, M.D., and I. Strand. 2001. Cost-earnings Study of the Atlantic-based U.S. Pelagic Longline Fleet. SOEST Publication 01-02, JIMAR Contribution 01-337, 102 p.

Description of Economic Data Collected with Random Sample of Commercial Reef Fish Boats in the Florida Keys

2000

Annual Report of the 1998 Western Pacific Lobster Fishery (with preliminary 1999 data)

  • Kawamoto K.E. and S.G. Pooley. 2000. Annual Report of the 1998 Western Pacific Lobster Fishery (with preliminary 1999 data). Southwest Fish. Sci. Cent. Admin. Rep. H-00-02, 38 p.

1996

Cost-Earnings Study of the Hawaii-based Domestic Longline Fleet

Hawaii longline vessel economics

Marine Spatial Planning

2012

Effort changes around a marine reserve: The case of the California Rockfish Conservation Area

  • Mason, J., R. Kosaka, A. Mamula, and C. Speir. 2012. Effort changes around a marine reserve: The case of the California Rockfish Conservation Area. Marine Policy 36(5): 1054-1063.

2010

The Benefits and Risks of Increased Spatial Resolution in Management of Fishery Metapopulations Under Uncertainty

  • Holland, D.S. and G. Herrera. 2010. The Benefits and Risks of Increased Spatial Resolution in Management of Fishery Metapopulations Under Uncertainty. Natural Resource Modeling 23(4): 494-520.

Seeding nature, ceding culture: Redefining the boundaries of the marine commons through spatial management and GIS

  • Olson, J. 2010. Seeding nature, ceding culture: Redefining the boundaries of the marine commons through spatial management and GIS. Geoforum 41(2): 293-303.

2009

Cruzan fisher's perspectives on the performance of the Buck Island Reef National Monument and the red hind seasonal closure

  • Karras, C. and J. Agar. 2009. Cruzan fisher's perspectives on the performance of the Buck Island Reef National Monument and the red hind seasonal closure. Ocean and Coastal Management 52: 578-585.

2008

Ocean zoning, first possession, and Coasean contracts

  • Edwards, S.F. 2008. Ocean zoning, first possession, and Coasean contracts. Marine Policy 32(1): 46-54.

2007

Estimating Public Values for Marine Protected Areas in the Northeast: A Latent Class Modeling Approach

2003

Protected areas in marine resource management: another look at the economics and research issues

  • Carter, D.W. 2003. Protected areas in marine resource management: another look at the economics and research issues. Ocean and Coastal Management 46(5): 439-456.

1996

Management Regions, Statistical Areas and Fishing Grounds: Criteria for Dividing up the Sea

Market Dynamics and Consumer Preferences

2012

Hawaii Retail Seafood Markets: Observations from Honolulu (2007-2011)

2011

Direct marketing strategies: The rise of community supported fishery programs

2010

Spiny Lobster: Florida’s Commercial Fishery, Markets, and Global Landings and Trade

Price Linkage between Hawaii and Japanese Tuna Sashimi Markets (Project Only)

2009

Demand for Hawaii bottomfish revisited: incorporating economics into total allowable catch management

A Conjoint Analysis of Preferences for Tasteless Smoke-Treated Ahi Poke (Raw Tuna)

Study of Market Demand for Bottomfish in Hawaii

2006

Price linkages in Pacific tuna markets: implications for the South Pacific tuna treaty and the Western and Central Pacific region

  • Squires, D., Y. Jeon, T. Kim, and R. Clarke. 2006. Price linkages in Pacific tuna markets: implications for the South Pacific tuna treaty and the Western and Central Pacific region. Environment and Development Economics 11(6): 747-767.

2005

Tuna price in relation to economic factors and sea surface temperature in fresh tuna market

2003

Cooperatives in fisheries: realizing the potential of the Fishermen's Collective Marketing Act

Regional Economic Impacts

2011

Description of the input-output model for Pacific Coast fisheries

A general equilibrium model for Atlantic sea herring (Clupea harengus) with ecosystem considerations

2010

Evaluating Supply-Side and Demand-Side Shocks for Fisheries: a Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Model for Alaska

2009

Measuring the Economic Linkage of Alaska Fisheries: A Supply-Driven Social Accounting Matrix (SDSAM) Approach

  • Seung, C. and E. Waters. 2009. Measuring the Economic Linkage of Alaska Fisheries: A Supply-Driven Social Accounting Matrix (SDSAM) Approach. Fisheries Research 97: 17-23.

2008

Economic impact of the 2005 red tide event on commercial shellfish fisheries in New England

2006

An analysis of the relationship between fish harvesting and processing sectors in New England

A Review of Regional Economic Models for Fisheries Management in the U.S.

Northeast region commercial fishing input-output model

2005

Linkage of Fisheries Sector to Hawaii's Economy and Economic Impacts of Longline Fishing Regulations

Economic Linkage Impacts of Hawaii's Longline Fishing Regulations

Economic activity associated with the Northeast Shelf Large Marine Ecosystem: application of an input-output approach

  • Hoagland, P., Jin, D., Thunberg, E., and S. Steinback. 2005. Economic activity associated with the Northeast Shelf Large Marine Ecosystem: application of an input-output approach. Chapter 7 (pp. 157-179) in T.M. Hennessey and J.G. Sutinen, eds., Sustaining Large Marine Ecosystems: The Human Dimension. Elsevier B.V.: Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

A Review of Regional Economic Models for Alaska fisheries

Linkage of Fisheries Sector to Hawaii's Economy and Economic Impacts of Longline Fishing Regulations

Economic linkage impacts of Hawaii's longline fishing regulations

2002

Regional Economic Impacts of Reductions in Fisheries Production: A Supply-Driven Approach

1999

Economic Contributions of Hawaii's Fisheries

  • href="http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/PFRP/soest_jimar_rpts/sharma_etal99.pdf">Sharma, K.R., A. Peterson, S.G. Pooley, S.T. Nakamoto, and P.S. Leung. 1999. Economic Contributions of Hawaii's Fisheries. Honolulu, Hawaii: University of Hawaii-NOAA, Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research. JIMAR contribution, 99-327; SOEST (series), 99-08.

Spatial Modeling

In Press

Spatial Modeling of the Tradeoff Between Sea Turtle Take Reduction and Economic Returns in the Hawaii Longline Fishery

  • M. Pan and S. Li. In Press. Evaluation of Fishing Opportunities Under the Sea Turtle Interaction Caps - A Decision Support Model for the Hawaii-based Longline Swordfish Fishery Management. Our Living Ocean- Economics & Sociocultural Report. US Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum, NMFS-F/SPO-XX.

2010

An Expected Profit Model for Monetizing Fishing Location Choices

  • Haynie, A. and D. Layton. 2010. An Expected Profit Model for Monetizing Fishing Location Choices. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 59(2): 165-176.

Accounting for Spatial Heterogeneity and Autocorrelation in Spatial Discrete Choice Models: Implications for Behavioral Predictions

  • Schnier, K. and R. Felthoven. 2011. Accounting for Spatial Heterogeneity and Autocorrelation in Spatial Discrete Choice Models: Implications for Behavioral Predictions. Land Economics 87(3): 382-402.

2009

Specifying, Simulating, and Estimating Multivariate Extreme Value (GEV) Discrete Choice Models in Fisheries

  • Layton, D. and A. Haynie. 2009. Specifying, Simulating, and Estimating Multivariate Extreme Value (GEV) Discrete Choice Models in Fisheries. Conference Proceedings for the 3rd World Conference of Spatial Econometrics, July 8-10, Barcelona, Spain.

Estimating Public Values for Marine Protected Areas in the Northeast: A Latent Class Modeling Approach

Does MPA mean 'Major Problem for Assessments'? Considering the consequences of place-based management

  • Field, J.C., Punt, A.E., Methot, R.D., and C.J. Thomson. 2006. Does MPA mean 'Major Problem for Assessments'? Considering the consequences of place-based management systems. Fish and Fisheries 7: 284-302.

2004

Incorporating information and expectations in fishermen's spatial decisions

The California Rockfish Conservation Area and groundfish trawlers at Moss Landing Harbor

An introduction to spatial modeling in fisheries economics

2000

The cost of sea turtle preservation: the case of Hawaii's pelagic longliners

  • href="http://www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/st5/abstracts/Cost_of_Sea_Turtle_Preservation.html">Curtis, R. and R.L. Hicks. 2000. The cost of sea turtle preservation: the case of Hawaii's pelagic longliners. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 82(5): 1191-1197.