Resource economists are highly sought after, and with a Msc in the field you have plenty of opportunities. Resource Economists in Norway are found within a variety of employments; consulting, research, teaching, public administration, county administration, non-governmental organisations and larger businesses. Some Resource Economists are also found within international organisations like the UN, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, OECD and the FAO.


Here are some examples of what Resource Economics graduates from MRØ are working with:

Mona Bue works as an Ecological Consultant at the Norwegian Directorate of Public Roads.

Elin Kolsvik works as a Senior Adviser and Field-Manager of Marine Biotechnology for Innovation Norway.

Sverre Johansen previously worked as Assistant Director General at the Norwegian Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs, and now works as the Pelagic Field-Manager at the Norwegian Seafood Federation.

Guri Hjallen Eriksen used to work in the Norwegian Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs, but is currently employed in the legal firm Kyllingstad Kleveland Advokatfirma DA.

Tran Van Ho works for a regional fishery policy network (Regional Fisheries Policy Network, RFPN) in Bangkok at the South East Asia Fisheries Development Centre,SEAFDEC.

Nguyen Thi Hoa Hong works at the Vietnamese Directorate of Fisheries.