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242: ESM Assignment #1 Due in class Tuesday April 17, 2007 1 Recreational Abalone Diving Here we consider recreational abalone diving off the coast of Northern California. In this question we'll develop and analyze a simple stylized model to assess the impact of various policy changes in the sport abalone fishery. Consider the following population growth model: Nt+1 = Nt + rNt 1 - Nt K - Ht (1) where Nt is the...

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UCSB - ESM - 242
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