Institutional Requisites for Efficient Water Markets

  • Marie Leigh Livingston
Part of the Natural Resource Management and Policy book series (NRMP, volume 15)


Efficient water use is critical to the economic well-being of many regions and countries around the world. In many cases, technical approaches to expanding water resources are not economically or politically viable. Increasingly, policy makers and water managers are looking to institutional innovation, in general, and water markets, in particular, as a means to achieve economic and environmental goals.


Stream Flow Water User Institutional Arrangement Market Failure Water Allocation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marie Leigh Livingston
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  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of Northern ColoradoGreeley

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