The United Nations University Fisheries Training Programme in Iceland

Gunnar Knapp is Professor of Economics and Director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) at the University of Alaska Anchorage (USA),

GL - Gunnar Knapp

Gunnar Knapp is Professor of Economics and Director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) at the University of Alaska Anchorage (USA), where he has worked since receiving his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University in 1981. Dr. Knapp has been studying fisheries markets, fisheries management and the world seafood industry for more than two decades. He is particularly well known for his research on world salmon markets and the world salmon industry. Dr. Knapp is closely engaged with the seafood industry and policy makers in Alaska. He is currently writing a book about The Economics of Fish, which is intended as an introduction to the insights provided by economics about fisheries, aquaculture and the seafood industry.

Below are excerpts from these lectures.

Lecture 1- The Twenty-Five Most Important Things to Understand about the Economics of Fish

Lecture 2- The Economics of Fish Prices and the Seafood Value Chain

 

Lecture 4- Fisheries Performance Indicators

Lecture 5- Fisheries and Economic Development

Division

UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY

Fisheries training programme
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IS - 121 Reykjavik,Iceland
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