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Technical efficiency in the Malaysian Gill Net Artisanal Fishery

Squires, Dale; Alam, Mohammed Ferdous; Omar, Ishak Haji; Grafton, Quentin


[Conclusion]: Using individual vessel data from the Malaysian gill net, the study finds that most fishers exhibit a high degree of technical efficiency. Moreover, the factors explaining efficiency significantly differ by region and overall level of economic development. For instance, in the poorer and less developed east coast primary schooling of the skipper, smaller vessel size and larger family size significantly increase technical efficiency, but this is not yes for west coast. If these...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Source: Environment and Development Economics
DOI: 10.1017/S1355770X03000263


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