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dc.contributor.authorQuynh, CNT
dc.contributor.authorSchilizzi, S
dc.contributor.authorHailu, A
dc.contributor.authorIftekhar, S
dc.date.accessioned2020-02-20T03:25:37Z
dc.date.available2020-02-20T03:25:37Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.issn0921-8009
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.ecolecon.2018.04.032
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/391713
dc.description.abstractSustainable fisheries management largely depends on how effectively fishing regulations are enforced, which often relies on active monitoring by fishers. If fishers perceive that monitoring schemes do not fulfill their needs, they will resist participating in monitoring. However, fisheries managers worldwide have been making blanket assumptions about the way fishers respond to a monitoring scheme. Although this has been proven to be a common mistake, the literature has remained almost silent about heterogeneity of fisher preferences for monitoring scheme, and how it affects their participation. This study contributes to this knowledge gap by carrying out a choice experiment with artisanal fishers in Vietnam to elicit preferences and value key design elements of monitoring schemes. This is the first study to investigate fishers' preference heterogeneity using an advanced technique - the Scale-adjusted Latent Class model - that accounts for variance in both preferences and scale. We identified five distinct preference classes. Remarkably for a poor community, monetary compensation was found not to be the prime driver of fishers' choices. A one-size-fits-all monitoring scheme is ill-suited to all fishers. The design of flexible schemes can be an effective way to enhance the likelihood of fisher participation and the effectiveness of regulation enforcement.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherElsevier
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom22
dc.relation.ispartofpageto33
dc.relation.ispartofjournalEcological economics
dc.relation.ispartofvolume151
dc.subject.fieldofresearchEnvironmental Science and Management
dc.subject.fieldofresearchApplied Economics
dc.subject.fieldofresearchOther Economics
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode0502
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1402
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1499
dc.subject.keywordsScience & Technology
dc.subject.keywordsSocial Sciences
dc.subject.keywordsLife Sciences & Biomedicine
dc.subject.keywordsEcology
dc.subject.keywordsEconomics
dc.titleFishers' preference heterogeneity and trade-offs between design options for more effective monitoring of fisheries
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dcterms.bibliographicCitationQuynh, CNT; Schilizzi, S; Hailu, A; Iftekhar, S, Fishers' preference heterogeneity and trade-offs between design options for more effective monitoring of fisheries, Ecological economics, 2018, 151, pp. 22-33
dc.date.updated2020-02-20T03:24:33Z
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorIftekhar, Md Sayed S.


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