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Director Ralph Townsend discusses fisheries management in the United Kingdom

Director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) and Professor of Economics, Dr. Ralph Townsend, recently presented three invited talks on fisheries management in the United Kingdom. The first, “Lessons from International Experiences in Fisheries Self-governance” at the Future of Inshore Fisheries Conference in London, attracted 150 people […]

2019-10-30T12:19:33-08:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Emeritus Professor Gunnar Knapp presents at American Fisheries Society

ISER’s former director, Gunnar Knapp, Professor Emeritus of Economics, gave a presentation on “Long-Term Trends in the Pacific Salmon Industry” at the Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society in Reno, Nevada on October 1st, 2019.  Knapp was an invited speaker at a symposium on “The Science of Pacific Salmon Conservation: Foundations, Myths, and Emerging Insights.”

2019-10-04T10:27:04-08:00October 7th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

ISER director consulting on fisheries management

The New Zealand Ministry of Primary Industries is contracting with ISER for consulting advice on economic aspects of fisheries management, to be provided by Ralph Townsend, ISER director. As part of the work, Townsend will be making four trips to Wellington, New Zealand. Townsend was Chief Economist for the New Zealand Ministry of Fisheries from 2007-2010, and the current consulting work is related to his earlier role.

2019-08-26T15:39:29-08:00August 26th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

New paper considers economic connectivity of ecosystem-based fishery management

ISER’s Matt Reimer is co-author of a new paper on fisheries management released by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

While ecosystem-based fisheries management incorporates ecological linkages between […]

2019-02-14T13:15:31-09:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |