Publications on Fisheries Economics

  1. Posadas, Benedict C. 2019. Saltwater Recreational Fishing Preferences of Mississippi Lifetime Sportsmen. Manuscript in preparation. 

  2. Posadas, Benedict C.,  and Amanda E. Jefferson.  2018. Commercial Scamp Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 22. Manuscript in preparation. 

  3. Posadas, Benedict C.,  and Amanda E. Jefferson.  2018. Commercial Golden Tilefish Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 21. Manuscript in preparation. 

  4. Posadas, Benedict C.,  and Amanda E. Jefferson.  2018. Commercial Rock Shrimp Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 20. Manuscript in preparation. 

  5. Posadas, Benedict C.,  and Amanda E. Jefferson.  2018. Commercial Spanish Mackerel Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 19. Manuscript in preparation. 

  6. Posadas, Benedict C.,  and Amanda E. Jefferson.  2018.  Commercial Ladyfish Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 18. Manuscript in preparation. 

  7. Posadas, Benedict C.,  and Amanda E. Jefferson.  2018. Commercial Blue Catfish Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 17. Manuscript in preparation. 

  8. Posadas, Benedict C.,  and Amanda E. Jefferson.  2018. Commercial Yellowedge Grouper Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 16. 

  9. Posadas, Benedict C.,  and Amanda E. Jefferson.  2018. Commercial Vermillion Snapper Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 15. Manuscript in preparation. 

  10. Posadas, Benedict C.,  and Amanda E. Jefferson.  2018. Commercial Gag Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 14. Manuscript in preparation. 

  11. Posadas, Benedict C.,  and Amanda E. Jefferson.  2018. Commercial King Mackerel Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 13. Manuscript in preparation. 

  12. Posadas, Benedict C.,  and Amanda E. Jefferson.  2018. Commercial Yellowfin Tuna Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 12. Manuscript in preparation.  

  13. Posadas, Benedict C.,  and Amanda E. Jefferson. 2018. Commercial Black Drum Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico States.  Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 11. Manuscript in preparation. 

  14. Posadas, Benedict C.,  and Amanda E. Jefferson.  2018. Commercial Yellowtail Snapper Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 10. 

  15. Posadas, Benedict C.,  and Amanda E. Jefferson.  2018. Commercial Florida Stone Crab Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 9. 

  16. Posadas, Benedict C.,  and Amanda E. Jefferson.  2018. Commercial Spiny Lobster Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 8. 

  17. Posadas, Benedict C., and Amanda E. Jefferson.  2018.  Commercial Red Grouper Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 7. 

  18. Posadas, Benedict C., and Benedict Kit A. Posadas, Jr.  2018. Employment, Incomes, and Characteristics of Workers and Owners of Charter Boat for-Hire in the Gulf of Mexico and United States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 2. 

  19. Posadas, Benedict C., and Benedict Kit A. Posadas, Jr.  2018. Employment, Incomes, and Characteristics of Workers and Owners of Marinas in the Gulf of Mexico and United States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 1. 

  20. Posadas, Benedict C. 2018. Economic Contributions of the Mississippi Seafood Industry by Major Species in 2015.  MSU Extension Publication 3194 and Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Publication MASGP-17-070. Mississippi State, Mississippi. 

  21. Posadas, Benedict C., and Benedict Kit A. Posadas, Jr. 2017. Economic Impacts of the Opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway to the Mississippi Oyster Fishery. Journal of Food Distribution Society, 48(1). 42-45. 

  22. Posadas, Benedict C., and Benedict Kit A. Posadas, Jr. 2017. Economic Impacts of the Opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway to the Mississippi Oyster FisheryMississippi State University Extension Service publication 2846- and Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant publication MASGP-11-041. Mississippi State, Mississippi

  23. Posadas, Benedict C. 2017. Employment and Incomes in Restaurants and Other Eating Places in the Gulf of Mexico and the  United States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter. Vol. 7, No. 23.

  24. Posadas, Benedict C. 2017. Fish and Seafood Markets Employment and Incomes in the Gulf of Mexico and the United States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter. Vol. 7, No. 22.

  25. Posadas, Benedict C. 2017. Seafood Wholesaling Employment and Incomes in the Gulf of Mexico and the United States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter. Vol. 7, No. 21. 

  26. Posadas, Benedict C. 2017. Seafood Processing Employment and Incomes in the Gulf of Mexico and the United StatesMississippi MarketMaker Newsletter. Vol. 7, No. 20.

  27. Posadas, Benedict C. 2017. Commercial Fishing Employment in Mississippi, Gulf of Mexico and United States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter. Vol. 7, No. 19.

  28. Posadas, Benedict C. 2017. Commercial Eastern Oyster Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter. Vol. 7, No. 17.

  29. Posadas, Benedict C. 2017. Commercial Pink Shrimp Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico StatesMississippi MarketMaker Newsletter. Vol. 7, No. 16. 

  30. Posadas, Benedict C. 2017. Commercial Blue Crab Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico StatesMississippi MarketMaker Newsletter. Vol. 7, No. 15. 

  31. Posadas, Benedict C. 2017. Commercial Southern Flounder Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico StatesMississippi MarketMaker Newsletter. Vol. 7, No. 14.

  32. Posadas, Benedict C. 2017. Commercial Menhaden Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter. Vol. 7, No. 13.

  33. Posadas, Benedict C. 2017. Commercial White Shrimp Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico Region. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter. Vol. 7, No. 11. 

  34. Posadas, Benedict C. 2017. Commercial Brown Shrimp Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico Region. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter. Vol. 7, No. 8.

  35. Posadas, Benedict C. 2017. Commercial Striped Mullet Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico Region. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter. Vol. 7, No. 5.

  36. Posadas, Benedict C. 2017. Commercial Speckled Trout Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico Region. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter. Vol. 7, No. 4.

  37. Posadas, Benedict C. 2017. Commercial Red Drum Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico Region. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter. Vol. 7, No. 3.

  38. Posadas, Benedict C. 2017. Commercial Red Snapper Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico Region. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter. Vol. 7, No. 1.

  39. Posadas, Benedict C. 2016. Economic Impacts of the Mississippi Shrimp Industry in 2015. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 6, No. 20. 

  40. Posadas, Benedict C. 2016. Socioeconomic Characteristics of Mississippi Lifetime Sportsmen Licensed in 1989-2013. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1222, Mississippi State, Mississippi.  

  41. Posadas, Benedict C., Amanda K. Seymour and Ruth A. Posadas. 2016. Survey of Seafood Products Handled by Mississippi Restaurants. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1219, Mississippi State, Mississippi. 

  42. **Posadas, Benedict C., and Amanda K. Seymour. 2015. Socio-economic Characteristics of Mississippi Lifetime Sportsmen. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1211, Mississippi State, Mississippi.

  43. Posadas, Benedict C. 2015. Suggested Approach in Estimating the Economic Impacts of Research, Education And Outreach Projects. Mississippi State University Extension Service publication and Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant publication MASGC-14-035. Mississippi State, Mississippi. 

  44. Posadas, Benedict C. 2015. Economic Sectors Targeted By The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Research, Extension, Education And Outreach Programs. Mississippi State University Extension Service publication 2849 and Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant publication MASGC-14-007. Mississippi State, Mississippi. 

  45. Posadas, Benedict C. 2015. Economic Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill to Mississippi Seafood and Commercial and Recreational Fishing Sectors in the Year 2010. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1218, Mississippi State, Mississippi. 

  46. Posadas, Benedict C., and Benedict Kit A. Posadas. 2014. Direct Employment Impacts of Commercial Fishing in Mississippi Coastal Counties. 2001-2013. Horticulture and Marine Economics Working Paper Series. Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, Mississippi.

  47. Posadas, Benedict C. 2014. Economic Impacts of the Mississippi Seafood Industry in the Year 2009 by Major Species. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1209, Mississippi State, Mississippi.

  48. Posadas, Benedict C., and Benedict Kit A. Posadas, Jr. 2013. License and Size Profiles of Mississippi Seafood, and Commercial and Recreational Fishing Sectors.  Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1206, Mississippi State, Mississippi.

  49. Posadas, Benedict C., and Benedict Kit A. Posadas, Jr. 2013. Estimation of the Baseline for the Assessment of the Economic Impacts of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill to the Mississippi Commercial Fishing Sector. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1204, Mississippi State, Mississippi.  

  50. Posadas, Benedict C., Ruth A. Posadas, and Matt Hill. 2013. Economic Impact Statement of the Spotted Seatrout Endorsement in the State of Mississippi. Report prepared upon request of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, Biloxi, Mississippi.

  51. Posadas, Benedict C. 2013. Economic Impacts of the Mississippi Seafood Industry in the Year 2009 by Major Species. Final report submitted to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, Biloxi, Mississippi.

  52. Posadas, Benedict C., and Amanda K. Seymour. 2012. Survey of Saltwater Recreational Fishing Preferences of Mississippi Lifetime Sportsmen. Final report submitted to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, Biloxi, Mississippi.

  53. Posadas, Benedict C., Amanda K. Seymour and Ruth A. Posadas. 2012. Survey of Seafood Products Handled by Mississippi Restaurants. Final report submitted to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, Biloxi, Mississippi.

  54. Posadas, Benedict C. 2012. Economic Impacts of the Opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway to the Mississippi Oyster Fishery. Final report prepared for the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, Biloxi, Mississippi.

  55. Posadas, Benedict C., Ruth A. Posadas, and Linda S. Andrews.  2011. Consumer Preferences for Postharvest Processed Raw Oyster Products in Southern California. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1194, Mississippi State, Mississippi.

  56. Posadas, Benedict C., and Ruth A. Posadas.  2011. Consumer Preferences for Postharvest Processed Raw Oyster Products in Coastal Mississippi.  Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1192, Mississippi State, Mississippi.

  57. Posadas, Benedict C., Linda S. Andrews, and Susan T. DeBlanc.  2011. Consumer Preferences for Irradiated OystersMississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1193, Mississippi State, Mississippi. 

  58. Posadas, Benedict C. Economic Alternatives for Gulf of Mexico Oyster Processing Sector. 2010. Proceedings of the Special Symposium: Setting the Agenda for Food Marketing and Economics Research. 2010 Annual Conference (October 19, 2010). Co-Sponsored by: The Agribusiness, Food, & Consumer Economics Research Center (AFCERC) and the Food Distribution Research Society (FDRS).

  59. Posadas, Benedict C.  2010. Economic Assessment of the Impacts of Hurricane Gustav on Coastal Mississippi Seafood Processors and Dealers, Marinas and Live Bait Dealers.   Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1190, Mississippi State, Mississippi.

  60. Posadas, Benedict C.  2010. Economic Assessment of the Impacts of Hurricane Katrina on Coastal Mississippi Charter Boats for Hire, Marinas and Live Bait Dealers. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1185, Mississippi State, Mississippi.

  61. Posadas, Benedict C.  2008. Economic Assessment of the Impacts of Hurricane Katrina on Mississippi Commercial Fishing Fleet. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1165, Mississippi State, Mississippi.

  62. Posadas, Benedict C., Ruth A. Posadas, and William S. Perret. 2008. Estimating Economic Damages to Mississippi Commercial and Recreational Fishing Industries From Hurricane Katrina. In pages 131-144 Katherine McLaughlin (ed). Mitigating Impacts of Natural Hazards of Fishery Ecosystems. American Fisheries Society Symposium 64, Bethesda, Maryland.

  63. Posadas, Benedict C.  2007. Economic Assessment of the Impacts of Hurricane Katrina on Mississippi Seafood Processing Plants and Dealers. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Information Bulletin 435, Mississippi State, Mississippi.

  64. Posadas, Benedict C. 2007. Market Segmentation Analysis of Postharvest Processed Raw Oyster Products in Coastal Mississippi and Southern California. Final Report Submitted to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, Biloxi, Mississippi.

  65. Posadas, Benedict C., and Ruth A. Posadas.  2006.  Assessment of the Impacts of Katrina on Mississippi Commercial and Recreational Fisheries. Proceedings of the 13th Biennial International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade's Conference. Portsmouth, United Kingdom.

  66. Peterman, Mark A., Benedict C. Posadas, and Jeff A Dillon. 2005. Use of Artificial Baits in Crab Trapping in Coastal Mississippi. Final Research Report. Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, Mississippi.

  67. Posadas, Benedict C. 2005. Economic Impact of the Mississippi Seafood Industry at the Year 2003. Manuscript submitted to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, Biloxi, Mississippi

  68. Vergel, Thomas V. C., Judy Jamison, Ruth A. Posadas, Ewell Smith, E., Tracy Mitchell, Joan McNeely, Paul Balthrop, Benedict C. Posadas, Linda Andrews, L., and Patti Coggins. 2004. Gulf Oyster Manual. Gulf and South Atlantic Fisheries Foundation, Inc., Tampa, Florida.

  69. Posadas, Benedict C., and Ruth A. Posadas. 2004. Consumer Preferences for Postharvest Processed Raw Oyster Products in Coastal Mississippi. Final Report Submitted to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources. Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, Mississippi.

  70. Posadas, Benedict C., and Ruth A. Posadas. 2004. Economic Benchmarks of Postharvest Processing Systems for Raw Oyster Products in the Gulf of Mexico. Final Report Submitted to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources. Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, Mississippi. 

  71. Hanson, T., L. House, S. Sureshwaran, B. Posadas, and A. Liu. Opinions of U.S. Consumers Toward Oysters: Results of a 2000-2001 Survey. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1133, Mississippi State, Mississippi. 

  72. Posadas, Benedict C. 2000. Economic Impact of Seafood Harvesting, Processing and Distribution in Mississippi: 1991, 1994 and 1997. Final Report Submitted to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources. Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, Mississippi.

  73. Burrage, David, D., Hollomon, Cathy Z., and Benedict C. Posadas. 2000. Mississippi Coastal Recreational Boating Access: Assessment and Projected Needs. Final Report Submitted to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources. Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, Mississippi.

  74. Burrage, David, D. and Benedict C. Posadas. 1999. Economics of Marine Resources. Pages 69-80 in Della McCaughn (ed.). Guide to Marine Resources of Mississippi. Vol. 3. Dept of Marine Resources, Biloxi, Mississippi.

  75. MSU‑CREC. 1999. Shrimp Processing Wastes Disposal Options. Final Report Submitted to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources. Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, Mississippi.

  76. MSU-CREC. 1999. Evaluation of a Proposed Biloxi Boat Launch Project. Final Report Submitted to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources. Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, Mississippi.

  77. Posadas, Benedict C.  1996.  Economic Impact of Dockside Gaming on the Commercial Seafood Industry in Coastal Mississippi.  Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Publication Number 95-015.   Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, Mississippi.

  78. Jahncke, Michael L., Janeth A. Gooch, Benedict C. Posadas, and C. David Veal. 1994. Evaluation of On Board Handling Techniques on the Quality of Various Coastal Herring and Associated Species in Conjunction with Market and Economic Analyses to Identify Appropriate Product Forms for Domestic and Foreign Markets. Final report. Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, Mississippi.

  79. Posadas, Benedict C., David D. Burrage, Jurij Homziak, and C. David Veal.  1993. Comparative Enterprise Budgets for Oyster Relaying in Mississippi.  Cooperative Extension Service Publication 1848 and Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Publication Number 90-033.  Mississippi State, Mississippi.

  80. Posadas, Benedict C. 1993. An Econometric Analysis of the U.S. Shrimp Ex-vessel Prices. Final Report. Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, Mississippi.

  81. Posadas, Benedict C. 1992. The Effects of Imports on Ex-vessel Prices of Oyster Landings in Northern Gulf of Mexico. Final Report. Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, Mississippi.

  82. Posadas, Benedict C., David D. Burrage, Jurij Homziak, and C. D. Veal. 1992. Oyster Relaying Enterprise Budgets. In The Proceedings of the 13th International Conference of the Coastal Society, 13: 565-571.

  83. MSU-CREC. 1991. Preliminary Report on the Economic Impact of the 1990 Mississippi Seafood Industry. Manuscript submitted to the Performance Evaluation Review Committee of the Mississippi Legislature, Jackson, Mississippi.

  84. Burrage, D., B. Posadas, and C. D. Veal. 1991. Revitalizing a Northern Gulf Fishery: Costs Versus Benefits of Relaying Oysters. Technical report submitted to the National Coastal Resources Research and Development Institute, Newport, Oregon.

  85. Posadas, Benedict C., M. Walrod, and C. D. Veal. 1991. Economic Impact of Oyster Harvesting and Processing, Oyster Reef Development and Marine Recreational Fishing in Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Final report submitted to Mississippi Power Company, Gulfport, Mississippi.

  86. Tayo, G.T., Subade, R.F. and Posadas, B.C. 1988. Small-scale pelagic fishery resource systems in Guimaras Strait. Research report submitted to the Asian Fisheries Social Science Research Network, International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management, Makati, Philippines.

  87. Posadas, Benedict C., E. Alminaza, and C. Tarrosa. 1987. Social and Economic Analysis of Hulbot‑Hulbot Fishing in Iloilo. Final report submitted to the Asian Fisheries Social Science Research Network, International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management, Makati, Philippines.

  88. Posadas, B.C. 1986. The seasonality of fishing, marketing, and processing: In: Small-scale fisheries of San Miguel Bay, Philippines Social Aspects of Production and Marketing. ICLARM Technical Report No. 9. International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management, Makati, Philippines.

  89. Posadas, Benedict C., N. Ty, and E. Seraspe. 1986. Fish Consumption in Iloilo: a Consumer Profile and Behavior Study. In D. Pauly; J. Saeger, and G. Silvestre (eds.). Resources, Management and Socio-economics on Philippine Marine Fisheries. Dept of Marine Fisheries Technical Report 10, p. 179-210.

  90. Posadas, B. 1986. Household Demand for Fish in Iloilo City. In Maclean, J. L., L. B. Dizon, and L. V. Hosillos (eds.). The First Asian Fisheries Forum. Asian Fisheries Society, Manila, Philippines, p. 451-453.

  91. Posadas B., and N. Ty. 1985. Benchmark Assessment of RRDP Research Sites for Fisheries Resources in Region VI. Final report submitted to the Philippine Council for Agriculture Resources Research and Development, Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines.

  92. Posadas, Benedict C., N. Ty, and E. Seraspe. 1985. Fish Consumption in Iloilo: Consumer Profile and Behavior Study. Final report submitted to the Asian Fisheries Social Science Research Network, International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management, Makati, Philippines.

  93. Posadas, Benedict C. 1984. Household Demand for Fish in Iloilo City. Masteral thesis, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines.

See publications of Dr. B.C. Posadas in horticulture and marine resource economics (Please note that the LINKS to all MAFES publications have been changed to http://www.mafes.msstate.edu/publications/): 

  1. Aquaculture Economics and Marketing 

  2. Fisheries Economics and Marketing 

  3. Horticulture Economics and Marketing 

  4. Natural and Technological Disasters 

  5. Mississippi Department of Marine Resources 

  6. Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Extension

  7. MAFES and MSUES Publications

  8. Working Papers in Marine Economics 

  9. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter