FISH 441: Fisheries Economics


Studies of resource economics and economic theories with application to fisheries. Bioeconmic theories and models of fisheries. Dynamic optimization and the economics of shared stocks. The socio-economics of fishing communities in the African setting. Status and importance of world fish trade.  Producer-consumer linkages. Product type and processing. Equipment and installation. Prices, costs and internal rate of returns. Socio-economic aspects of fisheries including gender, poverty reduction and alternative livelihood.