Asset pricing in created markets

Richard G Newell, Kerry L Papps, James N Sanchirico

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Abstract

We investigate the applicability of the present-value asset pricing model to fishing quota markets by applying instrumental variable panel data estimation techniques to 15 years of market transactions from New Zealand's individual transferable quota (ITQ) market. In addition to the influence of current fishing rents, we explore the effect of market interest rates, risk, and expected changes in future rents on quota asset prices. The results indicate that quota asset prices are positively related to declines in interest rates, lower levels of risk, expected increases in future fish prices, and expected cost reductions from rationalization under the quota system.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)259-272
Number of pages14
JournalAmerican Journal of Agricultural Economics
Volume89
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2007

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