ELE480 The Economics of Fisheries Management II
This will be a continuation of ENE479. Dynamic modelling will be introduced, and fisheries regulations studied in detail. The contribution of aquaculture to future food security will be studied. Topics will include:
- An introduction to the dynamic bioeconomic model of the fishery.
- Regulation of fisheries
- Quota, also known as catch rights based management.
- International fisheries management: bluefin tuna and the pelagic fisheries in the Norwegian Sea.
- New technologies in aquaculture.
- The contribution of fish to future food security.
Upon successful completion the student has
- Basic knowledge of dynamic bioeconomic modelling.
- Knowledge of the impact of incentives on resource management.
- Knowledge about current and expected future status of salmon aquaculture.
- Knowledge about the contribution of fish to food security.
Upon successful completion the student
- Can discuss resource management issues relating to fisheries and aquaculture
- Can summarize and support arguments based on analytical knowledge in resource management, fisheries and aquaculture.
- Will have a foundation for considering the future of aquaculture development.
Upon successful completion the student will have improved his/her
- Analytical skills with regard to resource management, fisheries and aquaculture.
- General knowledge of the impact of incentives
- Industry knowledge
One week intensive course with a two hour lecture every morning. The two hour afternoon sessions will vary from day to day: lectures, group work, guest lecture and/or excursion.
Excursions and guest lectures
- Bergen Fisheries Museum: guided tour.
- Guest lecture by salmon farming executive
- Visit to the Bergen fish auction for pelagic fish
ELE480 is open for NOVA students attending the EEA grant funded Ocean School only.
See https://www.oceanschool-project.com/ (copy url) for more information
Credit reduction due to overlap
Submission of written assignment(s).
Written course paper, to be submitted individually or in groups of two.
Lecture notes will largely be self sufficient, however, a reading list will also be provided.
- ECTS Credits
- Teaching language
Spring. Will be offered Spring 2024 (first time - second week of the semester).
Professor Trond Bjørndal, Centre for Applied Research