Environmental Collapse and Institutional Restructuring: The Sanitary Crisis in the Chilean Salmon Industry

  • Michiko Iizuka
  • Juan Pablo Zanlungo


The current export boom in natural resources is considered to be the ‘new window of opportunity’ for many developing countries endowed with natural resources. Recent studies (Blomström and Meller 1991; de Ferranti et al. 2002; Maloney 2002; Sinnoit et al. 2010; Perez et al. 2009; Iizuka and Soete 2011) indicate that natural resource-based activities can be knowledge intensive, which contrary to earlier understandings, would lead them to productivity-led development pathways.


Atlantic Salmon Fish Density Cultivation Center Sanitary Condition Cultivation Site 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Maastricht Economic and Social Research and Training Center for Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT)United Nations UniversityMaastrcihtThe Netherlands

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