Trading in water. An illustrative application to the Middle East

Mordechai Shechter, Nir Becker, Naomi Zeitouni

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Water scarcity and water pollution are today viewed by many as the most urgent environmental problems facing the region, and could result in famine, economic crises and even regional wars. The study is presented that indicates that trade in water rights could improve the welfare of each participating party, and increase efficiency of regional water use.

Original languageEnglish
JournalInternational Water and Irrigation
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aquatic Science
  • Water Science and Technology
  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology


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