Research Interests

  • Fisheries Management
  • Property Rights
  • Culture and Resources
  • Fishing Communities

Selected Publications and Reports 

  • Macinko, S. 2014. “Lipstick and catch shares in the Western Pacific: Beyond evangelism in fisheries policy.Marine Policy 44:37-41.
  • Macinko, S. 2012. “Fishermen will be paying to fish—but to whom will their money go?” NOTAT March 2012 (Special Edition): 5.
  • Macinko, S. 2010. “Fisheries ‘Rationalization’ and Crew: Workplace Dynamics and Compensation, What Can We Learn?” NPRB Project 725 Final Report, North Pacific Research Board, Anchorage, Alaska.
  • Macinko, S. and W. Whitmore. 2009. “A New England Dilemma: Thinking Sectors Through.” Report prepared for the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries, Revised June 2009, 81 pp.
  • Macinko, S. and S. Schumann. 2008. “The Process of ‘Property’: Stasis and Change in Lobster Management in Southern New England.” Vermont Law Review 33(1):73-129.
  • Macinko, S. 2007. “Fishing Communities as Special Places: The Promise and Problems of Place in Contemporary Fisheries Management.Ocean and Coastal Law Journal 13(1): 71-94.
  • Macinko, S. and S. Schumann. 2007. “Searching for Subsistence: In the Field in Search of an Elusive Concept in Small-Scale Fisheries.” Fisheries 32(12): 592-600.
  • Schumann, S. and S. Macinko. 2007. “Subsistence in Coastal Fisheries Policy: What’s in a Word?” Marine Policy 31: 706-718.
  • Macinko, S. 2005. “In Search of Transition, Community and a New Federalism: Six Questions to Confront on the Road Towards a National Policy on Dedicated Access Privileges.” Pp. 236-244 in: Witherell, D. (ed.). 2005. Managing Our Nation’s Fisheries II: Focus on the Future. Anchorage: North Pacific Fishery Management Council.
  • Macinko, S. and D.W. Bromley. 2004. “Property and Fisheries for the Twenty-First Century: Seeking coherence from legal and economic doctrine.Vermont Law Review 28(3): 623-661.
  • Macinko, S. and D.W. Bromley. 2002. Who Owns America’s Fisheries? Washington D.C.: Island Press.
  • Macinko, S. and L. Raymond. 2001. “Fish on the Range: The Perils of Crossing Conceptual Boundaries in Natural Resource Policy,” Marine Policy 25(2):123-131.
  • Criddle, K. and S. Macinko. 2000. “A Requiem for the IFQ in U.S. Fisheries?,” Marine Policy 24(4): 461-469.
  • S. Macinko. 1997. “The Virtual Fisherman and the Dude: Property Rights and Social Transformations in the Halibut and Sablefish Fisheries Off Alaska.” Pp. 165-176 in G. Palsson and G. Petursdottir (editors). Social Implications of Quota Systems in Fisheries. Copenhagen: Nordic Council of Ministers.
  • S. Macinko. 1993. “Public or Private?: U.S. Commercial Fisheries Management and the Public Trust Doctrine, Reciprocal Challenges.” Natural Resources Journal 33:919-955.