How Politics and Economics Affect Irrigation and Conservation

@inproceedings{Zilberman2017HowPA,
  title={How Politics and Economics Affect Irrigation and Conservation},
  author={David Zilberman and Rebecca A.M. Taylor and Myung Eun Shim and Ben T. Gordon},
  year={2017}
}
Political and economic considerations affect water development and irrigation expansion. Emphasis on economic growth has led to over-investment in agricultural irrigation, while public concerns about water scarcity and the environment lead to conservation. The California case examined here suggests that successful adoption of water conservation strategies requires public-private collaboration.