Frederick J. Rossi

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The Atlantic shark fishery is considered to be overcapitalized. One approach to capacity management is the purchase and permanent retirement of fishing vessels, fishing permits, or both under voluntary buyback programs. Representatives of the commercial shark fishery have proposed such an approach to manage the overcapacity in their fishery in the Gulf of(More)
Theoretically, weather-index insurance is an effective risk reduction option for small-scale farmers in low income countries. Renewed policy and donor emphasis on bridging gender gaps in development also emphasizes the potential social safety net benefits that weather-index insurance could bring to women farmers who are disproportionately vulnerable to(More)
This paper considers the descriptive capacity of Italian census data on spatial mobility. A systematic comparison is carried out between the Italian census and traditional sources--particularly the population register. The discussion concerns the items collected and published as well as the measurements obtained, their meaning, and their comparability. (More)
S. Portolan,1,3,* O. Di Stefano,2 S. Savasta,2 F. Rossi,3 and R. Girlanda2 1Institute of Theoretical Physics, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne EPFL, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland 2Dipartimento di Fisica della Materia e Tecnologie Fisiche Avanzate, Università di Messina Salita Sperone 31, I-98166 Messina, Italy 3Dipartimento di Fisica, Politecnico di(More)
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