Professor Rognvaldur Hannesson Lecture

Professor Rognvaldur Hannesson
Research Director
Centre for Fisheries and Economics
Foundation for Research in Economics and Business Administration
Bergen, Norway

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on November 25, 2006 at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.


The World's Fisheries:
A Source of Trouble or a Source of Wealth?


Icelandic by birth, Professor Hannesson is one of the world's leading experts in the economics of both fisheries and energy production and utilization. He has contributed to global discussion of preserving natural fish stocks, and is a recognized authority on attempts in Norway to manage the endangered cod fishery and to control the growth of Norway's salmon aquaculture industry. He has been a visiting scholar at universities in Canada, the U.S., Australia, Iceland and Germany. He is the author of several scholarly books including: The Privatization of the Oceans, Investing for Sustainability, and Fisheries Mismanagement: The Case of the Atlantic Cod.

Background Information

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