Sturla F. Kvamsdal


Phone: +47 55 95 99 79
Academic title: Ph. D.


Research interests:

  • Environmental and resource economics
  • Time series econometrics
  • Optimization and control theory

Selected publications:

  • Kvamsdal, S.F., J.M. Maroto, M. Morán, L.K. Sandal. A bridge between continuous and discrete-time bioeconomic models: Seasonality in fisheries. Ecological Modeling, forthcoming.
  • Hopland, A.O. and S.F. Kvamsdal. On the ranking of critical success factors: The role of cost efficiency and score uncertainty for public facilities management. Journal of Facilities Management, forthcoming.
  • Hopland, A.O. and S.F. Kvamsdal. Concerns among local government facility managers: a Norwegian survey. Facilities, forthcoming.
  • Ekerhovd, N.-A. and S.F. Kvamsdal (2017). Up the Ante on Bioeconomic Submodels of Marine Food Webs: A Data Assimilation-based Approach. Ecological Economics, 131, 250-261 (doi: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2016.09.005).
  • Kvamsdal, S.F. (2016): Technical Change as a Stochastic Trend in a Fisheries Model, Marine Resource Economics, 31(4), 403-419.
  • Kvamsdal, S.F., A. Eide, N.-A. Ekerhovd, K. Enberg, A. Gudmundsdottir, A.H. Hoel, K. Mills, F. Mueter, L. Ravn-Jonsen, L.K. Sandal, J.E. Stiansen, and N. Vestergaard (2016): Harvest Control Rules in Modern Fisheries Management. Elementa, 4, 114.
  • Hopland, A.O. and S.F. Kvamsdal (2016): Optimal Maintenance Scheduling of Local Public Purpose Buildings, Property Management, 34(2), 120-135 (doi:10.1108/PM-01-2015-0002).
  • Kvamsdal, S.F., D. Poudel and L.K. Sandal (2016): Harvesting in a Fishery with Stochastic Growth and a Mean-Reverting Price, Environmental & Resource Economics, 63(3), 643-663 (doi: 10.1007/s10640-014-9857-x).
  • Kvamsdal, S.F. and L.K. Sandal (2015): The Ensemble Kalman Filter for Multidimensional Bioeconomic Models, Natural Resource Modeling, 28(3), 321-347 (doi: 10.1111/nrm.12070).
  • Poudel, D., Kvamsdal, S.F. and L.K. Sandal (2015): Stochastically Induced Critical Depensation and Risk of Stock Collapse, Marine Resource Economics, 30(3), 297-313.
  • Kvamsdal, S.F. and S.M. Stohs (2014): Estimating Endangered Species Interaction Risk with the Kalman Filter, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 96(2), 458-468 (doi: 10.1093/ajae/aat092).

Ongoing research projects:

ARC-Change: ARCtic Marine Resources under Climate Change: Environmental, Socio-Economic Perspectives and Governance (Research Council of Norway, project no. 257630).

Earlier research projects:

EINSAM: Ecosystem-Economic Interactions in the Norwegian Sea: Analysis and Management (Research Council of Norway, project no. 234238/E40).