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Ola Flåten

Professor of resource economics, emeritus
University Academic Services

Job description:

Aquatic resource- and environmental economics, Aquaculture economics, Fisheries economics




Research interests

Fisheries economics, Resource and Environmental economics, Resource policy.

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CURRICULUM VITAE OF OLA FLAATEN

(Four pages, with publications and reports 2010-2018)

 

Personal

Born 18 April 1947 in Kristiansund N., Norway.

Norwegian citizen.

Married to Randi H. Sørlie,

Two daughters, Amalie and Karoline, born 1984.

Address: Ørvikveien 19, 3970 Langesund, Norway

Phone: +47 77 64 55 44 (office)

            +47 35 29 16 32 (home)

            +47 92 46 01 91 (mobile)

Fax:     +47 77 64 60 20

E-mail: <ola.flaaten@uit.no>

 

Education

M. Phil., (First class), economics, 1974, University of Oslo.

D. Phil., natural resource economics, 1991, University of Tromsø.

Mother tongue: Norwegian

Other languages: English (fluent), Danish and Swedish (reading and oral (listening), almost fluent), French (some) and German (some).

 

Employment

1974 -1975 Ministry of Fisheries, Division of resource management and economics: consultant - economics.

1975 -1978 Troms County Labour Market Office: consultant - economics and statistics.

1978 - 1998, The Norwegian College of Fishery Science, University of Tromsø, Norway: Appointed assistant professor in 1978, promoted to associate professor in 1984 and to professor in 1992.

1998 (October) - 2001(September), Head of the Fisheries Division, OECD, Paris (on leave from UiTø).

2001 (October) - 2016 (September), Professor of Resource Economics, NCFS, University of Tromsø.

2016 (October) – present, Professor emeritus, NCFS, UiT – The Arctic University of Norway.

 

1981, Sabbatical leave (11 months) at the Department of Economics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

1986-1987, Unpaid leave 1/2 position from the University to work as senior researcher, The Applied Research Institute, FORUT, Tromsø.

1993-1994, Sabbatical leave (11 months) at the Centre for the Economics and Management of Aquatic Resources (CEMARE), University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK.

1997- 1998, Adjunct scientific advisor, Norwegian Institute of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ltd., Tromsø.

2002 - 2010, Adjunct scientific advisor, NORUT Social Science Research Ltd, Tromsø.

2004 - 2012, Advisor, Faculty of Economics, University of Fisheries, Vietnam.

2012 spring term, sabbatical leave, University of Nha Trang, Vietnam and Copenhagen University, Denmark.

2012 - 2015, Adjunct scientific advisor/professor, NOFIMA – The Food Research Institute, Tromsø.

 

 

Research Grants implying project leadership and management

The Commission of the European Communities (1998-2000, 2002-2005, 2007-10).

The Research Council of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Industries, Norway (2003-5).

Nordic Ministers of Fisheries, Denmark (1993, 1994, 2005-6 partner, 2012-13 partner).

The Norwegian Research Council (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2003-5, 2004-7, 2008-10).

The Norwegian Fisheries Research Council (1983, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994).

The Regional Council of North Norway (1990, 1991).

 

Honours

            2012 July – The International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET): Distinguished Service Award 2012 “for extending the global influence of IIFET and for his outstanding service to the world community of fisheries economists”.

            2008 October – Certificate of Appreciation from Nha Trang University for “outstanding performance and lasting contribution towards the development of NTU through SRV2701 Project Phase 1”, presented by University President Dr. Vu Van Xung.

            2008 July – The Minister of Training and Education, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Diploma and Medal for “great contributions to the Vietnamese education”, presented by the Minister of Training and Education, Dr. Nguyen Thien Nhan.

 

PhD supervision

Nguyen Ngoc Duy (2013-15) Studies on fishing effort and rent in open-access fisheries with heterogeneous vessels – theory and application to Vietnam’s fisheries (together with Dr. Le Kim Long, Nha Trang University)

Nadarajah Suthamathy (2014-18) Strategies for the sustainable usage of marine resources in developing countries – Sri Lanka as a reference country (together with Arne Eide, UiT)

Previous few years: Le Kim Long PhD, UiT 2009;  Quach Thi Khanh Ngoc PhD, UiT 2009; Pham Thi Thanh Thuy PhD, UiT 2013.

 

Papers and reports 2010-2018

Flaaten, O. (2018). Fisheries and aquaculture economics. Bookboon, Copenhagen. https://bookboon.com/en/fisheries-and-aquaculture-economics-ebook pp. 297. (A free e-book)

Flåten, O. (2018). Rekefisket i Nord-Troms i et globalt marked. Kap 6 i Nils H. Alm og Bjørn-Petter Finstad (Red), Vekst, fall og nye muligheter – rekefiske og rekeindustri i Nord-Troms, 1975-2015. Orkana Akademisk, Stamsund. (in Norwegian: The (North Troms county) shrimp fishery in a global market).

Nadarajah, S. and O. Flaaten (2017). Global aquaculture growth and institutional quality. Marine Policy 84: 142-151.

Flaaten, O., K. Heen and T. Matthíasson (2017). Profit and resource rent in fisheries. Marine resource Economics 37(3): 311-328.

Duy, N.N. and O. Flaaten (2016). Profitability effects and fishery subsidies: Average treatment effects based on propensity scores. Marine resource Economics 31(4): 373-402.

Flaaten, O. (2016). Fisheries economics and management. Bookboon, Copenhagen. http://bookboon.com/dk/fisheries-economics-and-management-ebook, pp. 1-177 (A revised, free internet version of Flaaten, 2011)

Duy, N.N. and O. Flaaten (2016). Efficiency analysis of fisheries using stock proxies. Fisheries Research 181, 102-133.

Duy, N.N., O. Flaaten and L.K. Long (2015). Government support and profitability effects – Vietnamese offshore fisheries. Marine Policy 61: 77-86.

Isaksen, J.R., Ø. Hermansen and O. Flaaten (2015). Stubborn fuel tax concessions: The case of fisheries in Norway. Marine Policy 52: 85-92.

Flåten, O. og A. Skonhoft (red.) (2014). Naturressursenes økonomi, Gyldendal, Oslo. (pp. 1-505). (in Norwegian: Natural resource economics).

Flåten, O. og A. Skonhoft (2014). Ressursøkonomi. Kapittel 1 i Flåten, O. og A. Skonhoft (2014). (In Norwegian: Resource economics)

Flåten, O. (2014). Fiskeriøkonomi. Kapittel 3 i Flåten, O. og A. Skonhoft (2014). (In Norwegian: Fisheries economics).

Waldo, Staffan; Ellefsen, Hans; Flaaten, Ola; Hallgrimsson, Jónas; Hammarlund, Cecilia; Hermansen, Øystein; Isaksen, John Roald; Jensen, Frank; Lindroos, Marko; Duy, Nguyen Ngoc; Nielsen, Max; Paulrud, Anton; Salenius, Fredrik; Schütt, Daniel (2014). Reducing Climate Impact from Fisheries. A Study of Fisheries Management and Fuel Tax Concessions in the Nordic Countries. Copenhagen: Nordic Council of Ministers 2014 (ISBN 978-92-893-2784-8) 186 s. TemaNord (2014:533).

Armstrong, C.W., A. Eide, O. Flaaten, K. Heen and I.W. Kaspersen (2014). Rebuilding the Northeast Arctic cod fisheries – economic and social issues. Arctic Review on Law and Politics 5, 11-37.

Reithe, Siv; Armstrong, Claire W.; Flaaten, Ola. (2014). Marine protected areas in a welfare-based perspective. Marine Policy 49: 29-36.

Duy, N.N., O. Flaaten and Long, L.K. (2014). Government support and profitability effects – Vietnamese offshore fisheries. Paper presented at the IIFET’s 17th biennial conference, Brisbane, 7 – 11 July, 2014. (See Duy et al., 2015)

Sumaila, U.R., W.W.L. Cheung, S. Cooley, O. Flaaten, V.W.Y. Lam, N. Hilmi, A. Safa, H. Amundsen, A. Gjertsen, G.K. Hovelsrud (2013). Potential economic and social impacts of ocean acidification on Arctic fisheries. In AMAP Assessment 2013: Arctic Ocean Acidification. Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), Oslo, Norway. viii + 99 pp.

Flåten, O. (2013). Ikke undervurder naturkapitalen (in Norwegian: Do not underestimate the natural capital). Samfunnsøkonomen 127(7): 14-17.

Flåten, O. (2013). Overvurdert humankapital og undervurdert naturkapital (in Norwegian: Overvalued human capital – undervalued natural resource capital). Samfunnsøkonomen 127(4): 4-10.

Thuy, Pham Thi Thanh and Ola Flaaten (2013). The Backward-bending supply curve in fisheries - revisited. Journal of Sustainable Development 6(6):15-33.

Thuy, T. T. P., O. Flaaten, T.N. Kim Anh (2013). Remuneration Systems and Economic Performance: Theory and Vietnamese Small-Scale Purse Seine. Marine Resource Economics 28, 19-41.

Flaaten, O. (2013). Institutional quality and catch performance of fishing nations. Marine Policy 38, 267-276.

Armstrong, C.W., A. Eide, O. Flaaten and K. Heen (2012). The Norwegian Northeast Arctic cod fishery. In: OECD Rebuilding fisheries. Paris.

Eide, A., K. Heen, C. Armstrong, O. Flaaten and A. Vasiliev (2012). Challenges and successes in the management of a shared fish stock – the case of the Russian-Norwegian Barents Sea cod fishery. Acta Borealia, DOI:10.1080/o8oo3831.2012.678723.

Duy, N.N., O. Flaaten, T.N. Kim Anh. K.T.Q. Ngoc (2012). Open-access Fishing Rent and Efficiency - The Case of Gillnet Vessels in Nha Trang, Vietnam. Fisheries Research (127-128) 98-108.

Hao, T.V., O. Flaaten and K.T.Q. Ngoc (2012). Economic efficiency of trawl fisheries: a case of trawl fisheries in Nha Trang, Vietnam. Fish for the People 10(3): 28-34.

Isaksen, J.R., Ø. Hermansen and O. Flaaten (2012). Persistent subsidies in fishing: How will a fuel price increase affect fleet behavior and performance? The IIFET’s 16th biennial conference, Dar es Salaam 2012-07-16, Proceedings.

Nielsen, M., O. Flaaten and S. Waldo (2012). Management of and Economic Returns from Selected Fisheries in the Nordic Countries. Marine Resource Economics 27, 65-88.

Flaaten, O. (2011). Fisheries economics and management. The Norwegian College of Fishery Science, University of Tromsø, Tromsø (pp. 1-170), ISBN 978-82-8266-026-6

http://www.ub.uit.no/munin/handle/10037/2509?language=en

Le Kim Long and Ola Flaaten (2011). A Stackelberg analysis of the potential for cooperation in straddling stock fisheries. Marine Resource Economics 26:119-139.

Kim Anh Thi Nguyen and Ola Flaaten (2011). Facilitating Change: A Mekong Vietnamese small-scale fishing community, In Svein Jentoft and Arne Eide (Eds.) Poverty Mosaics - Realities and Prospects in Small-Scale Fisheries, pp.335-357. Springer, Dordrecht – New York.

Ngoc, Q.T.K. and O. Flaaten (2010). Protected areas for conflict resolution and management of recreational and commercial fisheries. Marine Resource Economics 25: 409-426.

Flaaten, O. (2010). Fisheries rent creation and distribution – the imaginary case of Codland. Marine Policy 34:1268-1272.

Flaaten, O. and E. Mjølhus (2010). Nature reserves as a bioeconomic management tool – a simplified modeling approach. Environmental and Resource Economics 47:125-148.

Flaaten, O. and C.E. Schulz (2010). Triple win for trade in renewable resource goods by use of export taxes. Ecological Economics 69:1076-1082.

Kim Anh, Thi Nguyen; Flaaten, Ola; Nguyen, Van Hieu (2010). Attempts to apply community based co-management approach in Vietnam: the case of Thanh Phong commune in Ben Tre Province. Fish for the People 8(1) 32-37.

Kim Anh Thi Nguyen, Le Tran Hong Thai, Ola Flaaten (2010). Factors Affecting Poverty in Small Scale Fisheries in Vietnam: The case of Thanh Phong Community. In Vietnamese. Vietnam Journal of Economics and Development, Vol. 152.

Duy, Ngoc Nguyen; Flaaten, Ola; Kim Anh, Nguyen Thi; Ngoc Khanh, Thi Quach (2010). On the economic performance and efficiency of offshore gillnet vessels in Nha Trang, Vietnam. The Biennial Conference of IIFET, Montpellier, France, 13-17.juli, 2010.

 

Offices and Positions Held

Advisor for Nha Trang University, Faculty of Economics, Nha Trang, Vietnam, (supported by The Norwegian Embassy, Hanoi, SRV project 2701, second phase), 2009-12.

Advisor and Member of the organising committee, the International Institute of Fishery Economics and Trade’s  (IIFET) IXXth biennial conference, Nha Trang, Vietnam, July 2008.

2006 – 2012, Academic coordinator/ consultant, NOMA-FAME MSc program in Fisheries and Aquaculture Management and Economics, jointly between Nha Trang University, Vietnam and University of Tromsø, Norway; supported by NORAD.

Member of a Government appointed committee on Climate Gases Reductions in Norway, 2005-6 (reported in NOU 2006:18 Et Klimavennlig Norge).

Advisor for the University of Fisheries, Faculty of Economics, Vietnam, (supported by NORAD SRV project 2701), 2004-7.

Member of the Executive Committee of the International Institute of Fishery Economics and Trade (IIFET), 2000 - 2004.

President of the organising committee, the International Institute of Fishery Economics and Trade’s  (IIFET) IXth biennial conference, Tromsø, July 1998.

Member of the organising and program committee of the International symposium on fisheries management under uncertainty, Bergen, June 1997.

Vice-President, the European Association of Fisheries Economists, 1994-1997.

Member of the planning committee on multispecies research, the Norwegian Fisheries Research Council, 1989.

Member of the steering committee for the research program multispecies management, run by The Norwegian Fisheries Research Council, 1990-1994.

Member of the planning committee on marine management research, the Research Council of Norway, 1994.

Member of the steering committee for the research program marine resource management, run by the Research Council of Norway, 1995-2000 (on leave from September 1998).

 

Member of the Norwegian delegation to OECD's fisheries committee, Paris, 1997 - 1998.

Member of the International panel on the evaluation of public Danish fisheries research, 1996.

Member of the Panel on Review of Institutional Co-operation in Fisheries Research and Management Mozambique - Norway, 2002.

 

Leader of the Research group Environmental and Resource Economics, NCFS, University of Tromsø, 2010 - 2014.

Head of the Department of Economics and Management, Norwegian College of Fishery Science (NCFS), University of Tromsø, several terms before 1998.

Member of the Senate (Universitetstinget), University of Tromsø (previous periods).

Member of the Board of Governors (Høgskolestyret), NCFS, University of Tromsø, several periods, including 2002–5 and 2005-8.

Chairman and member of the Teaching Program Committee (studiestyret), NCFS, University of Tromsø, member several periods (previous).

Member of the Senate (Forstanderskapet), The Savings Bank Nord (Sparebanken Nord) (previous) 1980s.

 

Publications in CRIStin


  • Duy, Nguyen Ngoc; Flåten, Ola. Profitability effects and fishery subsidies: Average treatment effects based on propensity scores. Marine Resource Economics 2016; Volum 31 (4). ISSN 0738-1360.s 373 - 402.s doi: 10.1086/687930.
  • Duy, Nguyen Ngoc; Flåten, Ola. Efficiency analysis of fisheries using stock proxies. Fisheries Research 2016; Volum 181. ISSN 0165-7836.s 102 - 113.s doi: 10.1016/j.fishres.2016.04.006.
  • Duy, Nguyen Ngoc; Flåten, Ola; Long, Le Kim. Government support and profitability effects - Vietnamese offshore fisheries. Marine Policy 2015; Volum 61. ISSN 0308-597X.s 77 - 86.s doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2015.07.013.
  • Flaaten, Ola; Skonhoft, Anders. Naturressursenes økonomi. Gyldendal Akademisk 2014 ISBN 9788205468337.s 272 - 303.
  • Flaaten, Ola. Rekefisket i Nord-Troms i et globalt marked.. Orkana Forlag 2018 ISBN 978-82-8104-286-5.s 114 - 121.

  • Flaaten, Ola; Heen, Knut; Matthiasson, Thorolfur. Profit and Resource Rent in Fisheries. Marine Resource Economics 2017; Volum 32 (3). ISSN 0738-1360.s 311 - 328.s doi: 10.1086/692074.

  • Nadarajah, Suthamathy; Flaaten, Ola. Global aquaculture growth and institutional quality. Marine Policy 2017; Volum 84. ISSN 0308-597X.s 142 - 151.s doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2017.07.018.

  • Duy, Nguyen Ngoc; Flåten, Ola. Profitability effects and fishery subsidies: Average treatment effects based on propensity scores. Marine Resource Economics 2016; Volum 31 (4). ISSN 0738-1360.s 373 - 402.s doi: 10.1086/687930.

  • Duy, Nguyen Ngoc; Flåten, Ola. Efficiency analysis of fisheries using stock proxies. Fisheries Research 2016; Volum 181. ISSN 0165-7836.s 102 - 113.s doi: 10.1016/j.fishres.2016.04.006.

  • Isaksen, John Roald; Hermansen, Øystein; Flaaten, Ola. Stubborn fuel tax concessions: The case of fisheries in Norway. Marine Policy 2015; Volum 52. ISSN 0308-597X.s 85 - 92.s doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2014.10.028.

  • Duy, Nguyen Ngoc; Flåten, Ola; Long, Le Kim. Government support and profitability effects - Vietnamese offshore fisheries. Marine Policy 2015; Volum 61. ISSN 0308-597X.s 77 - 86.s doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2015.07.013.

  • Flaaten, Ola; Nguyen, Ngoc Duy; Hermansen, Øystein; Isaksen, John Roald. Reducing Climate Impact from Fisheries: A Study of Fisheries Management and Fuel Tax Concessions in the Nordic Countries. TemaNord 2014; Volum 533. ISSN 0908-6692.s 95 - 109.s doi: 10.6027/TN2014-533.

  • Flaaten, Ola; Skonhoft, Anders. Ressursøkonomi. Gyldendal Akademisk 2014 ISBN 9788205468337.s 16 - 55.

  • Flaaten, Ola. Fiskeriøkonomi. Gyldendal Akademisk 2014 ISBN 9788205468337.s 86 - 123.

  • Armstrong, Claire W.; Eide, Arne; Flaaten, Ola; Heen, Knut; Kaspersen, Inga Wigdahl. Rebuilding the Northeast Arctic Cod Fisheries - Economic and Social Issues. Arctic Review on Law and Politics 2014; Volum 5 (1). ISSN 1891-6252.s 11 - 38.

  • Reithe, Siv; Armstrong, Claire W.; Flaaten, Ola. Marine protected areas in a welfare-based perspective. Marine Policy 2014; Volum 49. ISSN 0308-597X.s 29 - 36.s doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2014.04.002.

  • Eide, Arne; Heen, Knut; Armstrong, Claire W.; Flaaten, Ola; Vasiliev, Anatoly. Challenges and Successes in the Management of a Shared Fish Stock - The Case of the Russian-Norwegian Barents Sea Cod Fishery. Acta Borealia 2013; Volum 30 (1). ISSN 0800-3831.s 1 - 20.s doi: 10.1080/08003831.2012.678723.

  • U. Rashid, Sumaila; Cheung, William W.L.; Cooley, Sarah; Flaaten, Ola; Lam, Vicky W.Y.; Hilmi, Nathalie; Safa, Alain; Amundsen, Helene; Gjertsen, Arild; Hovelsrud, Grete K.. Potential economic and social impacts of ocean acidification on Arctic fisheries. 2013 ISBN 978-82-7971-082-0.s 55 - 67.

  • Pham, Thanh Thuy; Flaaten, Ola. The Backward-Bending Supply Curve in Fisheries-Revisited. Journal of Sustainable Development 2013; Volum 6 (6). ISSN 1913-9063.s 15 - 33.s doi: 10.5539/jsd.v6n6p15.

  • Flaaten, Ola. Overvurdert humankapital og undervurdert naturkapital. Samfunnsøkonomen 2013; Volum 127 (4). ISSN 1890-5250.s 4 - 10.

  • Pham, Thanh Thuy; Flaaten, Ola; Anh, Nguyen Thri Kim. Remuneration Systems and Economic Performance: Theory and Vietnamese Small-scale Purse Seine Fisheries. Marine Resource Economics 2013; Volum 28 (1). ISSN 0738-1360.s 19 - 41.

  • Flaaten, Ola. Institutional quality and catch performance of fishing nations. Marine Policy 2013; Volum 38. ISSN 0308-597X.s 267 - 276.s doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2012.06.002.

  • Nielsen, Max; Flaaten, Ola; Waldo, Staffan. Management of and Economic Returns from Selected Fisheries in the Nordic Countries. Marine Resource Economics 2012; Volum 27 (1). ISSN 0738-1360.s 65 - 88.s doi: 10.5950/0738-1360-27.1.65.

  • Hao, Tran Van; Flaaten, Ola; Ngoc, Quach Thi Khanh. Economic efficiency of trawl fisheries: a case of trawl fisheries in Nha Trang, Vietnam. Fish for the People 2012; Volum 10 (3). ISSN 1685-6546.s 28 - 34.

  • Duy, Nguyen Ngoc; Flaaten, Ola; Kim Anh, Thi Nguyen; Ngoc, Quach Thi Khanh. Open-access fishing rent and efficiency-The case of gillnet vessels in Nha Trang, Vietnam. Fisheries Research 2012; Volum 127. ISSN 0165-7836.s 98 - 108.s doi: 10.1016/j.fishres.2012.04.008.

  • Long, Le Kim; Flaaten, Ola. A Stackelberg Analysis of the Potential for Cooperation in Straddling Stock Fisheries. Marine Resource Economics 2011; Volum 26 (2). ISSN 0738-1360.s 119 - 139.

  • Kim Anh, Nguyen Thi; Flaaten, Ola. Facilitating Change: A Mekong Vietnamese Small-Scale Fishing Community. Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011 ISBN 978-94-007-1581-3.s 335 - 357.

  • Quach, Thi Khanh Ngoc; Flaaten, Ola. Protected Areas for Conflict Resolution and Management of Recreational and Commercial Fisheries. Marine Resource Economics 2010; Volum 25 (4). ISSN 0738-1360.s 409 - 426.

  • Flaaten, Ola; Mjølhus, Einar. Nature Reserves as a Bioeconomic Management Tool: A Simplified Modelling Approach. Environmental and Resource Economics 2010; Volum 47 (1). ISSN 0924-6460.s 125 - 148.s doi: 10.1007/s10640-010-9368-3.

  • Flaaten, Ola. Fisheries rent creation and distribution-the imaginary case of Codland. Marine Policy 2010; Volum 34 (6). ISSN 0308-597X.s 1268 - 1272.s doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2010.05.004.

  • Flaaten, Ola; Schulz, carl-erik. Triple win for trade in renewable resource goods by use of export taxes. Ecological Economics 2010; Volum 69 (5). ISSN 0921-8009.s 1076 - 1082.s doi: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2009.11.029.

  • Kim Anh, Thi Nguyen; Flaaten, Ola; Nguyen, Van Hieu. Attempts to apply community based co-management approach in Vietnam: the case of Thanh Phong commune in Ben Tre Province. Fish for the People 2010; Volum 8 (1). ISSN 1685-6546.s 32 - 37.

  • Ngoc, Quach Thi Khanh; Flaaten, Ola; Kim Anh, N.T.. Efficiency of fishing vessels affected by a marine protected area – the case of small-scale trawlers and the marine protected area in Nha Trang Bay, Vietnam. Wiley-Blackwell 2009 ISBN 978-1-4051-3950-2.s 189 - 206.

  • Flaaten, Ola; Schulz, Carl-Erik. Triple win for trade in renewable resource goods by use of export taxes. Ecological Economics 2009. ISSN 0921-8009.s doi: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2009.11.029.

  • Long, Le Kim; Flaaten, Ola; Kim Anh, N.T.. Economic performance of open-access offshore fisheries - The case of Vietnamese longliners in the South China Sea. Fisheries Research 2008; Volum 93 (3). ISSN 0165-7836.s 296 - 304.s doi: 10.1016/j.fishres.2008.05.013.

  • Eriksen, Guri Kristin Hjallen; Flaaten, Ola. Fokus på økonomien i de nordiske fiskerier - Sjarkfiske med 8-14,9 m båter i Norge. TemaNord 2007. ISSN 0908-6692.

  • Heen, Knut; Flaaten, Ola. Spatial employment impacts of fisheries management. A study of the Barents Sea and the Norwegian Sea fisheries. Fisheries Research 2007; Volum 85. ISSN 0165-7836.s 74 - 83.s doi: 10.1016/j.fishres.2006.12.004.

  • Nielsen, Max; Cozzari, B.; Eriksen, Guri Kristin Hjallen; Flaaten, Ola; Gudmundsson, E.; Løkkegaard, J.; Petersen, K.; Waldo, S.. Samfundsøkonomisk afkast af nordiske fiskerier. Nationaløkonomisk tidsskrift 2007; Volum 145 (2). ISSN 0028-0453.s 164 - 187.

  • Thanh Thuy, T.P.; Kim Anh, N.T.; Flaaten, Ola. Income sharing systems among purse seine fishermen in Cam Ranh and Nha Trang, Vietnam. Fish for the People 2007; Volum 5 (2). ISSN 1685-6546.s 40 - 46.

  • Kim Anh, Nguyen Thi; Tam Ngoc, Dang Thi; Flaaten, Ola; Dung, Thi Phan; Tram Anh, Thi Nguyen. Costs and earnings from offshore tuna long-line fishery in Nha Trang, Vietnam. Fish for the People 2007; Volum 5 (1). ISSN 1685-6546.s 33 - 41.

  • Nielsen, M.; Cozzari, B.; Eriksen, Guri Kristin Hjallen; Flaaten, Ola; Gudmundsson, E.; Løkkegaard, J.; Petersen, K.; Waldo, S.. Økonomien i de nordiske fiskerier – fokus på resourcerenten. TemaNord 2006; Volum 540. ISSN 0908-6692.

  • Flaaten, Ola; Mjølhus, Einar. Using reserves to hedge fish and wildlife - simplified modelling approaches. Natural Resource Modeling 2005; Volum 18 (2). ISSN 0890-8575.s 157 - 182.

  • Flaaten, Ola; Heen, Knut. Fishing vessel profitability and local economic link obligations - the case of Norwegian trawlers. Marine Policy 2004; Volum 28. ISSN 0308-597X.s 451 - 457.

  • Eide, Arne; Skjold, Frode; Olsen, Frank; Flåten, Ola. Harvest Functions: the Norwegian Bottom Trawl Cod Fisheries. Marine Resource Economics 2003; Volum 18. ISSN 0738-1360.s 81 - 93.

  • Asche, Frank; Flaaten, Ola; Isaksen, John Roald; Vassdal, Terje. Derived demand and relationships between prices at different levels in the value chain: A note. Journal of Agricultural Economics 2002; Volum 53 (1). ISSN 0021-857X.s 101 - 107.s doi: 10.1111/j.1477-9552.2002.tb00008.x.

  • Flåten, Ola; Isaksen, John Roald. Governmental Financial Trensfers to the Norwegian Fishing Industry:1977-1996. (fulltekst) Økonomisk fiskeriforskning: Ledelse, marked, økonomi 1998; Volum 8 (1). ISSN 0803-6799.s 73 - 87.

  • Flaaten, Ola. Fisheries and aquaculture economics. bookboon.com 2018 ISBN 978-87-403-2281-1.

  • Flåten, Ola. Fisheries economics and management. bookboon.com 2016 ISBN 978-87-403-1193-8.

  • Flaaten, Ola; Skonhoft, Anders. Naturressursenes økonomi. Gyldendal Akademisk 2014 ISBN 9788205468337.s 272 - 303.

  • Flaaten, Ola. Fisheries economics and management. 2011 ISBN 978-82-8266-026-6.

  • Flaaten, Ola. Fisheries economics and management. (fulltekst) 2010 ISBN 978-82-8266-000-6.

  • Flaaten, Ola. Rekefisket i Nord-Troms i et globalt marked. Orkana Forlag 2018 ISBN 978-82-8104-286-5.s 115 - 121.

  • Flaaten, Ola. Aquaculture and fisheries economic development – examples from Norway and Vietnam in a global world. VASEP annual conference, Ho Chi Minh City, 22nd August 2018 2018-08-22 - 2018-08-23 2018.

  • Flaaten, Ola. Sel – fisk: fangst eller vern?. Medlemsmøte 2017-11-29 - 2017.

  • Flaaten, Ola. Resource rent in aquaculture?. Northern Lights Economics 2017-12-06 - 2017-12-08 2017.

  • Flaaten, Ola. Den socioøkonomiske betydning av havpattedyr. Konferanse om havpattedyr 2017-05-09 - 2017.

  • Flaaten, Ola. From Subsidies to Profit: Costs, Revenues and Government Financial Support in Fisheries – The positive case of Norway. XXth CONBEP conference 2017-10-09 - 2017.

  • Flaaten, Ola. From Subsidies to Profit: Costs, Revenues and Government Financial Support in Fisheries – The positive case of Norway. The International Fisheries Seminar 2017-10-11 - 2017-10-11 2017.

  • Flaaten, Ola; Heen, Knut; Matthiasson, Thoralfur. Profit and resource rent in fisheries. 2nd Nordic Annual Environmental and Resource Economics (NAERE) workshop 2017-04-21 - 2017-04-22 2017.

  • Duy, Nguyen Ngoc; Flåten, Ola. Treatment effects of subsidies on profitability of fisheries. The 38th Meeting of the Norwegian Association of Economists 2016-01-04 - 2016-01-05 2016.

  • Nadarajah, Suthamathy; Flåten, Ola. Global aquaculture growth - and institutional quality. The biennial conference of IIFET 2016-07-11 - 2016-07-15 2016.

  • Nguyen Ngoc, Duy; Flåten, Ola. Fishery subsidies and profitability effects: average treatment effects based on propensity scores. The Biennial Conference of IIFET 2016-07-11 - 2017-07-15 2016.

  • Nguyen Ngoc, Duy; Flåten, Ola. Stock proxies in efficiency analysis of fisheries. The biennial conference of IIFET 2016-07-11 - 2016-07-15 2016.

  • Flåten, Ola. Kompetanse og utvikling. Norad's Policy forum 2016-11-24 - 2016.

  • Flåten, Ola. Fiskerinæringas grunnrente - profitt for hvem?. NTVA-UiT,BFE seminar 2016-04-05 - 2016-04-05 2016.

  • Nadarajah, Suthamathy; Flåten, Ola. Global aquaculture growth and institutional quality. The 38th Annual Meeting of the Norwegian Association of Economists 2016-01-04 - 2016-01-05 2016.

  • Flåten, Ola; Heen, Knut; Matthiasson, Thorolfur. Flåten, Ola; Heen, Knut; Matthiasson, Thorolfur. Profit and resource rent in fisheries.. The biennial conference of IIFET 2016-07-11 - 2016-07-15 2016.

  • Heen, Knut; Flåten, Ola; Matthiasson, Thorolfur. Profit and resource rent in fisheries. XXIInd conference of the European Association of Fisheries Economists 2015-04-28 - 2015-04-30 2015.

  • Duy, Nguyen Ngoc; Flaaten, Ola. Efficiency analyses of fisheries when stock estimates are lacking. The 37th Meeting of the Norwegian Association of Economists 2015-01-05 - 2015-01-06 2015.

  • Waldo, Staffan; Ellefsen, Hans; Flaaten, Ola; Hallgrimsson, Jónas; Hammarlund, Cecilia; Hermansen, Øystein; Isaksen, John Roald; Jensen, Frank; Lindroos, Marko; Duy, Nguyen Ngoc; Nielsen, Max; Paulrud, Anton; Salenius, Fredrik; Schütt, Daniel. Reducing Climate Impact from Fisheries. A Study of Fisheries Management and Fuel Tax Concessions in the Nordic Countries. (fulltekst) 2014 (2014:533) ISBN 978-92-893-2784-8. ISSN 0908-6692.

  • Nguyen, Ngoc Duy; Flaaten, Ola; Long, Le Kim. Government support and profitability effects – Vietnamese offshore fisheries. The 17th biennial conference of IIFET 2014-07-07 - 2014-07-11 2014.

  • Isaksen, John Roald; Hermansen, Øystein; Flaaten, Ola. Stubborn fuel tax concessions – the case of fisheries in Norway. The IIFET’s 17th biennial conference, Brisbane, 7 – 11 July, 2014. 2014-07-07 - 2014-07-11 2014.

  • Flaaten, Ola. Ikke undervurder naturkapitalen. Samfunnsøkonomen 2013; Volum 127 (7). ISSN 1890-5250.s 14 - 7.

  • Flaaten, Ola. Fisk for folket i nord?. Finnmark Dagblad kronikkserie fiskeriforvaltning 2013-01-15 - 2013-01-15 2013.

  • Duy, Nguyen Ngoc; Flåten, Ola; Kim Anh, Nguyen Thi; Ngoc, Quach Thi Khanh. Open-access Fishing Rent and Efficiency - The Case of Gillnet Vessels in Nha Trang, Vietnam. The 2nd Congress of the East Asian Association for Environmental and Resource Economics, EAAERE 2012 2012-02-02 - 2012-02-04 2012.

  • Flaaten, Ola. Institutional quality and catch performance of fishing nations. IIFET's 16th international conference 2012-07-16 - 2012-07-20 2012.

  • Isaksen, John R.; Hermansen, Øystein; Flaaten, Ola. Persistence subsidies in fisheries - The Norwegian fuel tax reimbursement scheme and it’s effect for the fishing fleet. The IIFET’s 16th biennial conference 2012-07-16 - 2012-07-20 2012.

  • Flaaten, Ola. Artikkel med stort paradoks. Fiskaren 2012. ISSN 0015-3095.s 18 - 18.

  • Heen, Knut; Armstrong, Claire W.; Eide, Arne; Flaaten, Ola; Vasiliev, Anatoly. Challenges and Successes in the management of a shared fish stock - The case of the Russian - Norwegian Barents Sea cod fisheries. Internasjonal konferanse 2011-06-27 - 2011-11-29 2011.

  • Armstrong, Claire W.; Eide, Arne; Flaaten, Ola; Heen, Knut. The Norwegian Northeast Arctic Cod Fishery. 2011.

  • Flaaten, Ola. A comparative study of fishing nations' catch performance. Fisheries economics and management - future challenges: 100 years after Warming's "On rent of fishing grounds" 2011-09-01 - 2011-09-03 2011.

  • Duy, Nguyen Ngoc; Flåten, Ola; Kim Anh, Nguyen Thi; Ngoc, Quach Thi Khanh. A Study on the Economic Performance and Efficiency of offshore Gillnet Vessels in Nha Trang, Vietnam. The 15th Biennial Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics & Trade (IIFET 2010) 2010-07-13 - 2010-07-16 2010.

  • Heen, Knut; Flaaten, Ola; Eide, Arne; Vasiliev, Anatoly. Successes and obstacles to wealth creation in a rich, shared fishery- The case of the Russian-Norwegian Barents Sea cod fishery. The V international scientific conference "The North and the Arctic in the New World Development Paradigm." Luzin Readings 2010 2010-04-08 - 2010-04-10 2010.

  • Ngoc Khanh, Thi Quach; Flaaten, Ola. Protected Areas for Conflict Resolution and Management of Recreational and Commercial Fisheries. The Biennial Conference of IIFET 2010-07-13 - 2010-07-16 2010.

  • Duy, Ngoc Nguyen; Flaaten, Ola; Kim Anh, Nguyen Thi; Ngoc Khanh, Thi Quach. ON THE ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE AND EFFICIENCY OF OFFSHORE GILLNET VESSELS IN NHA TRANG, VIETNAM. The Biennial Conference 2010-07-13 - 2010-07-16 2010.

  • Thanh Thuy, Pham Thi; Flaaten, Ola; Kim Anh, Nguyen Thi. Remuneration Systems and Economic Performance: Theory and the Vietnamese Small Scale Purse Seine Fishery. The Biennial Conference 2010-07-13 - 2010-07-16 2010.

  • Long, Le Kim; Flaaten, Ola. A Stackelberg analysis of the potential for cooperation in straddling stock fisheries. The Biennial Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade 2010-07-13 - 2010-07-17 2010.

  • Flaaten, Ola. Fisheries rent creation and distribution – the imaginary case of Codland. Fisheries conference on Efficient fisheries management – fishing rights and flexibility 2009-08-27 - 2009-08-28 2009.

  • Flaaten, Ola; Schulz, carl-erik. Triple win for trade in renewable resource goods by use of export taxes. The Fourteenth Biennial Conference of 2008-07-22 - 2008-07-25 2008.

  • Flaaten, Ola. Fisheries development and management – some reflections on Vietnam. The Fourteenth Biennial Conference 2008-07-22 - 2008-07-25 2008.

  • Quach, Thi Khanh Ngoc; Flaaten, Ola; Kim Anh, N.T.. Technical efficiency of fishing vessels affected by a marine protected area – the case of small-scale trawlers and marine protected area in Nha Trang Bay, Vietnam. Integrated Coastal Zone Management Symposium 2007-06-11 - 2007-06-14 2007.

  • Nielsen, Max; Cozzari, Bruno; Eriksen, Guri Kristin Hjallen; Flaaten, Ola; Gudmundsson, Eyolfur; Løkkegaard, Jørgen; Petersen, Kari; Waldo, Staffan. Focus on the economy of the Nordic fisheries. Case study reports from Iceland, Norway, the Faroe Island, Sweden and Denmark. 2007 ISBN 978-87-92087-00-3.

  • Flaaten, Ola. Kinh te quan ly nghe ca (In Vietnamese, Fisheries economics and management). 2007.

  • Eide, Arne; Eriksen, Guri Hjallen; Flaaten, Ola. The bioeconomic implications of six harvest rules for Northeast Arctic cod. The Biennial Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade 2006-07-11 - 2006-07-14 2006.

  • Flaaten, Ola; Mjølhus, Einar. Nature reserves as a bioeconomic management tool - simplified modelling approaches. The Biennial Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade, 2006-07-11 - 2006-07-14 2006.

  • Long, Le Kim; Flaaten, Ola; Anh, N.T. Kim. The economic performance of offshore long-line vessels in Nha Trang, Vietnam. The Biennial Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade 2006-07-11 - 2006-07-14 2006.

  • Anh, N.T. Kim; Flaaten, Ola; Tuan, N.; Dung, T.P.; Anh, Tram. A study on costs and earnings of gillnet vessels in Nha Trang, Vietnam. The Biennial Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade 2006-07-11 - 2006-07-14 2006.

  • Eide, Arne; Eriksen, Guri Kristin Hjallen; Flaaten, Ola. Bioeconomic implications of six harvest rules for Northeast Arctic cod. The Biennial Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade 2006-07-11 - 2006-07-14 2006.

  • Eide, Arne; Flaaten, Ola; Hermansen, Øystein. Bioeconomic implications of six harvest rules for Northeast Arctic cod. 11th Russian-Norwegian Symposium 2005-08-15 - 2005-08-17 2005.

  • Flaaten, Ola; Hermansen, Øystein. Kappfiske - problem eller løsning? Working Paper Series in Economics and Management. 2005 (01/2005).

  • Eide, Arne; Flaaten, Ola; Hermansen, Øystein. Bioeconomic implications of six harvest rules for Northeast Arctic cod - Applying the EconMult model. EU Commission STECF Bioeconomic modelling meeting 2005-10-04 - 2005-10-07 2005.

  • Flaaten, Ola. Teaching fisheries economics. Workshop on Teaching and Research Methods 2004-08-31 - 2004-09-01 2004.

  • Flaaten, Ola; Mjølhus, Einar. Using reserves to protect fish and wildlife -simplified modeling approaches. Internasjonal konferanse 2004-07-26 - 2004-07-29 2004.

  • Flaaten, Ola; Mjølhus, Einar. Using reserves to protect fish and wildlife -simplified modeling approaches. XVIth Annual Conference 2004-04-05 - 2004-04-07 2004.

  • Isaksen, John R; Flaaten, Ola; Salz, Pavel. Economic Performance of Selected European Fishing Fleets - Annual Report 2004. 2004 ISBN 90-5242-958-8.

  • Hermansen, Øystein; Flåten, Ola. Government financial transfers to the Norwegian fish harvesting, processing and aquaculture industries 1990 - 2002. 2004; Volum 2004 (09) ISBN 82-7697-190-3. ISSN 0804-6069.

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