Analyse économique du système international CLC/FIPOL comme instrument de prévention des marées noires

Abstract : The aim of this research is to discuss the effectiveness of CLC/IOPC liability regime in the field of oil pollution prevention. This study is mainly carried out from a law and economics perspective, although reference is also made to the economic analysis of international environmental agreements.
The first two chapters explore the deterrent potential of the international regime in terms of oil spill prevention, from a theoretical and empirical perspective. The analysis of the effectiveness of the regime as such consists in, on the one hand, considering the ability of the international regime to compensate the entire social costs of oil spills (chapter 3) and, on the other hand, to examine the incentives given to operators in maritime oil transport to prevent accidental pollution (chapters 4 and 5). Sixth chapter considers the impacts of the voluntary nature of the international regime on its deterrent potential.
The results obtained from this analysis enable to identify several mechanisms by which the deterrent effect of the existing regime could be increased. However, the overall effectiveness of the international regime appears to be limited by several factors that can not be corrected by means of a modification of the CLC and IOPC conventions.
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Julien Hay. Analyse économique du système international CLC/FIPOL comme instrument de prévention des marées noires. Economies et finances. Université de Bretagne occidentale - Brest, 2006. Français. ⟨tel-00422559⟩

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