Rögnvaldur Hannesson was professor of fisheries economics at NHH from 1983 to 2013 when he reached the mandatory retirement age of 70. He was born in Iceland 1943 and took his Ph.D. in economics at the University of Lund, Sweden, in 1975. His academic career has been in Norway, first at the University of Tromsø, where he moved in 1975, and then at the University of Bergen and NHH.
His main research interests are in fisheries and natural resource economics and energy economics. He has published about 100 articles in refereed journals and six books, the latest of which are “Ecofundamentalism” and “Debt, Democracy and the Welfare State.”
He was chairman of the Department of Economics at NHH 1990-1992 and Research Director of the Centre for Fisheries Economics at SNF 2001-2006. In 2014 he was elected IIFET (International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade) Fellow in recognition of his research on fisheries economics.
|Hannesson, Røgnvaldur||A Simple Conceptual Model of Energy Transition||Biophysical Economics and Sustainability Volume 8 (8); 2023|
|Hannesson, Røgnvaldur||The Green Paradox and Learning by Doing||Strategic Behavior and the Environment Volume 10; 2023|
|Hannesson, Røgnvaldur||Stock crash and recovery: The Norwegian spring spawning herring||Economic Analysis and Policy Volume 74; page 45 - 58; 2022|
|Hannesson, Røgnvaldur||Are We Seeing Dematerialization of World GDP?||Biophysical Economics and Sustainability Volume 6 (2); 2021|