Measuring Welfare Losses from Hypoxia: The case of north carolina brown shrimp

Measuring Welfare Losses from Hypoxia: The case of north carolina brown shrimp

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: species
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $1.25 million/ yr: The authors use their model to quantify revenue losses under the assumption that the harvest sector does not alter its behavior in response to changing shrimp biomass and prices. HSC find a 10-15% decrease in catches due to hypoxia, which translates into revenue losses in
Region: Americas / Atlantic

Publication information

Huang, L. Nichols, L.Craig, K.Smith, M. “Measuring Welfare Losses from Hypoxia: The case of north carolina brown shrimp” Duke Environmental Economics Working Paper Series, 2011

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