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13 Tul. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 141 (2005)
Negotiating WTO Fisheries Subsidy Disciplines: Can Subsidy Transparency and Classification Provide the Means towards an End to the Race for Fish

handle is hein.journals/tulicl13 and id is 147 raw text is: Negotiating WTO Fisheries Subsidy
Disciplines: Can Subsidy Transparency and
Classification Provide the Means Towards
an End to the Race for Fish?
Tracey M. Price*
I.   INTRODUCTION     ................................................................................. 142
I.  THE TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS EPITOMIZED ............................... 148
A. Open Access and Overcapitalization: Contubuting to
D eclining  Fish  Stocks ............................................................. 148
B.    Economic Analysis ofFisheries Sector and the Link to
O vercap acity   ........................................................................... 150
C     The Link Between Fisheries Subsidies and
O vercap acity   ........................................................................... 155
II. NEGOTIATING STICKS IN THE USE OF COMMON POOL
R ESOUR  CES  ....................................................................................... 157
A.    Fisheries Subsidies and Member Negotiating Positions ....... 157
1.   The Friends of Fish Position .......................................... 158
2.   The European Commission Position ............................. 160
3.   Japan's  V iew   .................................................................... 161
4.    Small, Vulnerable Coastal States ................................... 162
B.    Theories in Internadonal Negotiation Strategies ................... 162
IV   How To OVERCOME NEGOTIATING DEADLOCK FOR FISHERIES
SUB SID IES?  ....................................................................................... 165
A.    The Need for Transparency .................................................... 165
B.    Defining and Categorizing Fisheries Subsidies .................... 166
C    Defining Fisheries Subsidies .................................................. 171
V    C ON CLU SION  .................................................................................... 174
*    LL.M. 2004, in International and Comparative Law, Georgetown University Law
Center; J.D. 1997, University of Baltimore School of Law. The author wishes to thank Professor
Richard D. Diamond, Georgetown University, for his guidance and encouragement in the writing
of this Article.

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