Stein Ivar Steinshamn





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Professor, Dr. oecon., NHH 1992


Curriculum Vitae

Teaching languages:

Norwegian, English

Teaching areas:
  • Environmental and Resource Economics

  • Economics of Climate Changes

Research areas:
  • Environmental and Resource Economics

  • Bioeconomic Modelling

  • Fisheries Management

  • Economics of Climate Changes

Selected publications:
  • On the Contributions of Professor Rögnvaldur Hannesson to Fisheries Economics, Marine Resource Economics, 2013, 28(4), 345-350 (with Trond Bjørndal).

  • Fisheries Management under Irreversible Investment: Does Stochasticity Matter?, Marine Resource Economics, 2013, 28(1), 83-104 (with Diwakar Poudel, Leif K. Sandal, and Sturla F. Kvamsdal).

  • Do Species Interactions and Stochasticity Matter to Optimal Management of Multispecies Fisheries? In: G.H. Kruse, H.I. Browman, K.L. Cochrane, D. Evans, G.S. Jamieson, P.A. Livingston, D. Woodby, and C.I. Zhang (eds.), Global Progress in Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management. Alaska Sea Grant, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, 2012, 209-236 (with Diwakar Poudel, Leif K. Sandal, and Sturla F. Kvamsdal).

  • Potential Collapse in Fisheries with Increasing Returns and Stock-dependent Costs, Marine Resource Economics, 2012, 27(1), 43-63 (with Jose M. Maroto, Manuel Moran, and Leif K. Sandal).

  • A Conceptional Analysis of Dynamics and Production in Bioeconomic Models, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2011, 93(3), 799-808.

  • Optimal Harvest Feedback Rule Accounting for the Fishing-Up Effect and Size-Dependent Pricing, Natural Resource Modeling, 2011, 24(3), 365-382 (with Fabian Zimmermann and Mikko Heino).

  • Optimal Environmental Taxes: Effects of Pollution Decay and Consumer Awareness, Natural Resource Modeling, 2008, 21(3), 436-465 (with Leif K. Sandal).

  • Irreversible investments revisited, Marine Resource Economics, 2007, 22(3), 255-266 (with Leif K. Sandal and Ayoe Hoff).

  • Incentive-Based Approaches to Sustainable Fisheries, Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 2006, 63(3), 699-710 (with R. Quentin Grafton, Ragnar Arnason, Trond Bjørndal, David Campbell, Harry F. Campbell, Colin W. Clark, Robin Connor, Diane P. Dupont, Rögnvaldur Hannesson, Ray Hilborn, James E. Kirkley, Tom Kompas, Daniel E. Lane, Gordon R. Munro, Sean Pascoe, Dale Squires, Bruce R. Turris, and Quinn Weninger).

  • Assimilation of Time Series Data into a Dynamic Bioeconomic Fisheries Model: An Application to the North East Arctic Cod Stock, Journal of Bioeconomics, 2005, 7(2), 179-195 (with Al-Amin M. Ussif and Leif K. Sandal).

  • Inferring a Biopolitical Consensus View of Stochastic Dynamics for Management of a Transboundary Fishery, Natural Resource Modeling, 2004, 17(4), 467-487 (with A. David McDonald, Leif K. Sandal, L. Richard Little, and Arne-Christian Lund).

  • Dynamic Cournot-Competitive Harvesting of a Common Pool Resource, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2004, 28(9), 1781-1799 (with Leif K. Sandal).

  • Optimal Feedback Controls: Comparative Evaluation of the Cod Fisheries in Denmark, Iceland and Norway, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2004, 86(2), 531-542 (with Ragnar Arnason, Leif K. Sandal, and Niels Vestergaard).

  • Regional Fisheries Management on the High Seas: The Hit-and-Run Interloper Model, International Game Theory Review, 2003, 5(4), 327-345 (with Robert W. McKelvey and Leif K. Sandal).

  • More is less: The tax effects of ignoring flow externalities, Resource and Energy Economics, 2003, 25(3), 239-254 (with Leif K. Sandal and R. Quentin Grafton).

  • A new approach of fitting biomass dynamics models to data, Mathematical Biosciences, 2003, 182(1), 67-79 (with Al-Amin M. Ussif and Leif K. Sandal).

Work in progress:
  • Potential collapse in fisheries with increasing returns and stock dependent costs (submitted to Resource and Energy Economics).

  • Generalization of age-structured models: A theoretical outline.

  • Risk of extinction and asymmetric exploitation in a predator-prey model.

Selected research projects:
  • Managing risk in climate – A dynamic perspective, Frisch Centre / The Research Council of Norway.

  • Socio-economic effects of fisheries-induced evolution, University of Bergen / The Research Council of Norway.