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International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET)

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International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET)

 

International Institute of Fisheries Economics Trade (IIFET) is an international group of economists, government managers, private industry members, and others interested in the exchange of research and information on marine resource issues.

IIFET was founded in 1982 to promote interaction and exchange between people from all countries and professional disciplines about marine resource economics and trade issues. Among the many interests of our members are fisheries and, marine resource economics, fisheries management, seafood trade and markets throughout the world, aquaculture economics, and fisheries development. Industry members, government and academic researchers and managers from over 60 countries benefit from membership in IIFET's network.

IIFET is a membership organization open to any interested individual. Members elect an Executive Committee of nine members, including a President and President-Elect, representing all of the world's fishing regions. The President, President-Elect and Executive Committee address policy issues, choose conference sites, and assist in organizing conferences. Day to day business is carried out by the IIFET Secretariat, hosted by Oregon State University's Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. These include publishing the IIFET Newsletter and IIFET Membership Directory, moderating the IIFET members-only electronic distribution list, maintaining the IIFET web site and membership database, facilitating communication and cooperation among members, assisting in conference organization and other administrative activities.

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Recent Submissions

  • Charles, Anthony (International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade, 2012)
    Climate change will have a wide range of impacts on fisheries, other human uses of marine systems, and the coastal communities that depend on the ocean for their livelihoods. This presentation focuses on small-scale fish ...
  • Oleson, Kirsten; Oliver, Thomas; Barnes-Mauthe, Michele (International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade, 2012)
    A local fisheries management model employing short-term fisheries closures for rapidly growing species is proliferating across coastal east Africa and Indian Ocean islands. Aiming to improve management and boost incomes, ...
  • Reithe, Siv; Armstong, Claire; Flaaten, Ola (International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade, 2012)
    Assuming a broad set of management goals, we analyze the implementation of a marine protected area (MPA) together with open access by applying a bioeconomic model that ensures unchanged growth post-MPA. Taking into accou ...
  • Foley, Naomi; Armstong, Claire (International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade, 2012)
    This paper shows that the importance of fish habitat depends in part on the management of the fishery. Two cases of cold water coral - fisheries interactions are studied in a bioeconomic model setting: Norwegian and Icel ...
  • Niell, Kelly; Asano, Aki; Yamazaki, Staoshi (International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade, 2012)
    We introduce a modified version of the standard Gordon-Schaefer fishery model. Standard theoretical models usually treat fishing effort as an aggregate measure encompassing all different types of inputs. Consequently, th ...