Can Private Property Rescue Fisheries

Observer 205, April/May 1997
The world’s press regularly carries warnings that over-fishing is emptying the seas of their most important commercial stocks. Indeed, the economic signals arising from the institutional framework governing fishing encourage fishermen to act apparently logically but in defiance of their own long-term interests – with drastic effects on fish stocks. Radical overhaul appears to be the only solution.
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