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Endo et al. 2018

Endo, T., K. Kakinuma, S. Yoshikawa, and S. Kanae, 2018: Are water markets globally applicable? Environ. Res. Lett., 13, no. 3, 034032, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aaac08.

Water scarcity is a global concern that necessitates a global perspective, but it is also the product of multiple regional issues that require regional solutions. Water markets constitute a regionally applicable non-structural measure to counter water scarcity that has received the attention of academics and policy-makers, but there is no global view on their applicability. We present the global distribution of potential nations and states where water markets could be instituted in a legal sense, by investigating 296 water laws internationally, with special reference to a minimum set of key rules: legalization of water reallocation, the separation of water rights and landownership, and the modification of the cancellation rule for non-use. We also suggest two additional globally distributed prerequisites and policy implications: the predictability of the available water before irrigation periods and public control of groundwater pumping throughout its jurisdiction.

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  author={Endo, T. and Kakinuma, K. and Yoshikawa, S. and Kanae, S.},
  title={Are water markets globally applicable?},
  journal={Environmental Research Letters},

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ID  - en00100k
AU  - Endo, T.
AU  - Kakinuma, K.
AU  - Yoshikawa, S.
AU  - Kanae, S.
PY  - 2018
TI  - Are water markets globally applicable?
JA  - Environ. Res. Lett.
JO  - Environmental Research Letters
VL  - 13
IS  - 3
SP  - 034032
DO  - 10.1088/1748-9326/aaac08
ER  -

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