Can classical location theory apply to sea space?

Jacek Zaucha

Abstract

In economics, maritime/marine spatial planning (MSP) can be classified as a public choice mechanism designed to alleviate market failure. As such, MSP should ensure rational use or conservation of sea space in situations where the market cannot deliver optimal solutions. In this chapter, both market and public choice mechanisms for allocating sea space are discussed. The final conclusion is that both are closely interrelated. MSP cannot neglect market forces; however, the market itself is unable to allocate space to issues considered important from a societal point of view, such as nature conservation, defence or non-use of the sea.
Author Jacek Zaucha (FE / DMacro)
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- Department of Macroeconomics
Pages97-119
Publication size in sheets1.1
Book Zaucha Jacek, Gee Kira (eds.): Maritime Spatial Planning: past, present, future, 2019, Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN 978-3-319-98695-1, [978-3-319-98696-8], 514 p., DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-98696-8
DOIDOI:10.1007/978-3-319-98696-8_5
URL https://rd.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-98696-8_5
Languageen angielski
LicensePublisher website (books and chapters only); published final; Uznanie Autorstwa (CC-BY); with publication
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