Gunnar Knapp

Gunnar Knapp
Institute of Social and Economic Research

PhD, Yale University

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Dr Knapp has conducted a wide variety of research on the Alaska economy and Alaska resources, including in particular markets for Alaska seafood and management of Alaska fisheries resources. Since 1990, Dr Knapp has studied world salmon markets and the effects of changing market conditions on the Alaska salmon industry. Other topics on which Dr Knapp has conducted research include markets for Alaska halibut, herring roe and polluck; restructuring of Alaska salmon management; effects of the Alaska halibut and sablefish IFQ system; economic interactions between Alaska and the Russian Far East; and economic development of rural Alaska.


 The Technology of Property RightsThe Technology of Property Rights

Dr Knapp contributes in this book that combines the understanding of institutions and institutional change with a discussion of the latest technologies and their influence on the measurement and monitoring of property rights. The contributors analyze specific applications for fisheries, whales, water quality, various pollutants, as well as other pressing environmental issues. No other work brings together an economic understanding of environmental issues with technological expertise in the way this volume does.

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