Recent trends in the productivity of the Italian trawl fishery: The importance of the socio-economic context and overexploitation

@article{Pipitone2018RecentTI,
  title={Recent trends in the productivity of the Italian trawl fishery: The importance of the socio-economic context and overexploitation},
  author={Vito Pipitone and Francesco Colloca},
  journal={Marine Policy},
  year={2018},
  volume={87},
  pages={135-140}
}
Abstract The aim of this paper is to highlight the productivity of Italian trawl fishery, one of the most important sector in the Italian fishing fleet. As shown in this study, three variables play a significant effect on Total Factor Productivity (TFP) in a given year: the actual number of fishing days, the average market prices of commercial species and the stock of physical capital. While the number of fishing days can have a negative impact on the TFP, a positive correlation occurs instead… 
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