Biography John Roald Isaksen
Scientist at Nofima’s Department for Industrial Economics since 1998. “Bøfjerding” with a PhD in social sciences (economics/strategy) and major in economics from Norwegian College of Fisheries Science, licenziatgrad in international economics (lic.rer.pol.) from Mannheim (Germ.), business administration from HSR (Stavnanger) and municipal planning candidate from Volda regional college.
I work with business and economic issues in the value chain for fish – from catch to consumer – often in the form of evaluations of regulatory initiatives for the industry. Former fields of work include subsidies, vertical integration, environmental taxes, harvesting strategies and structure.
John Roald Isaksen has 51 publications at Nofima:
1. December 2019 – 31. January 2021
How do catch regulations affect catch efficiency, quality and fuel consumption? And how should the authorities avoid goal conflicts when more and more goals are to be achieved through catch regulations?
1. April 2011 – 30. March 2019
The goal of the centre was a paradigm shift within fisheries technology.
1. March 2011 – 28. February 2015
The main objective of this work package is to estimate and quantify how climate changes impact Arctic fisheries and aquaculture, and the livelihood of communities and economic actors depending of these industries.