This paper contains guidance on the measurement and assessment of fishing capacity, in light of the International Plan of Action for the Management of Fishing Capacity. Topics discussed include: definitions of capacity and related concepts; measurement of capacity and capacity utilisation; methodologies such as rapid appraisal techniques, stochastic production frontiers and data envelopment analysis; target capacity; interpretation and use of excess capacity measures.However, the large number of variables required in the process of estimating the translog may cause problems if a sufficient ... CES or Translog production function) and the parameters of the model (including crv and cru) are estimated by MLE. ... There are no a priori reasons for choosing one distributional form over the other, and all have advantages and disadvantages (Coelli, Rao and Battese, 1998)anbsp;...
|Title||:||Measuring and Assessing Capacity in Fisheries: Issues and methods|
|Author||:||Sean Pascoe, James E. Kirkley, D. F. Greboval, Catherine J. Morrison|
|Publisher||:||Food & Agriculture Org. - 2003-01-01|