Trond Bjørndal

Senior Researcher

E-mail:            Trond.Bjorndal@snf.no
Phone:            +47 55 95 95 05 
Academic title: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


Research field:

Natural resource economics, specialising in fisheries and aquaculture economics

Current projects:

Selected publications:

  • Bjørndal, T., & Guillen, J. (2017). Market integration between wild and farmed species in Spain. Aquaculture Economics & Management, 21(4), 433-451. http://doi.org/10.1080/13657305.2016.1214629
  • Bjørndal, T., Pasquine, M., & Nesset, E. (2017). Does geographical clustering pay? Analysis of the Norwegian salted and dried cod industry. I Andersen, J.R., Bjørhusdal, E., Nesse, J.G., Årethun, T. (red.): Immateriell kapital. Fjordantologien 2017, 15, 275-295. Universitetsforlaget.
  • Bjørndal, M. T., Bjørndal, T., & Ekerhovd, N.-A. (2017). Økonomisk analyse av klippfisknæringa. Økonomisk fiskeriforskning: Ledelse, marked, økonomi, 27(1), 1-13.
  • Bjørndal, T., & Guillen, J. (2017). Market integration between wild and farmed seabream and seabass in Spain. Applied Economics, 49(45), 4567-4578. http://doi.org/10.1080/00036846.2017.1287856
  • King, A.S., Elliott, N.G., James, M.A., MacLeod, C.K., & Bjørndal, T. (2016). Technology selection – the impact of economic risk on decision making. Aquaculture Economics & Management. http://doi.org/10.1080/13657305.2016.1261962
  • Bjørndal, T., Guillén, J., & Imsland, A. (2016). The potential of aquaculture sole production in Europe: Production costs and markets. Aquaculture Economics & Management, 20(1), 109-129. http://doi.org/10.1080/13657305.2016.1124939
  • Bjørndal, T., Brasão, A., Ramos, J., & Tusvik, A. (2016). Fish processing in Portugal: An industry in expansion. Marine Policy, 72, 94-106. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2016.06.011
  • Bjørndal, T., Child, A., Lem, A., & Dey, M.M. (2015). Value Chain Dynamics and the Small-scale Sector: A Summary of Findings and Policy Recommendations for Fisheries and Aquaculture Trade. Aquaculture Economics & Management, 19(1), 148-173. http://doi.org/10.1080/13657305.2015.994241
  • Bjørndal, T., Lappo, A., & Ramos, J. (2014). An economic analysis of the Portuguese fisheries sector 1960-2011. Marine Policy, 51, 21-30. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2014.06.004
  • Adhikari, C.B., & Bjørndal, T. (2014). Economic Relationship between Access to Land and Rural Poverty in Nepal. Applied Economics Journal, 21(1), 20-41.
  • Bjørndal, T., & Lindroos, M. (2014). Noncooperative Management of the Northeast Atlantic Cod Fishery: A First Mover Advantage. Natural Resource Modeling, 27(3), 396-410. http://doi.org/10.111/nrm.12040
  • Asche, F., Tranberg Bjørndal, M., & Bjørndal, T. (2014). Development in fleet fishing capacity in rights based fisheries. Marine Policy, 44, 166-171. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2013.08.018
  • Ekerhovd, N.-A., & Bjørndal, T. (2014). Management of Pelagic Fisheries in the Northeast Atlantic: Norwegian Spring Spawning Herring, Mackerel, and Blue Whiting. Marine Resource Economics, 29(1), 69-83. http://doi.org/10.1086/676286
  • Asche, F., & Bjørndal, T. (2014). Salmon aquaculture: environmental impacts and economic implications. In Woo, P.T.K. and Noakes, D.J. (eds.): Salmon: biology, ecological impacts and economic importance, Chap. 15, 307-326.
  • Bjørndal, T., & Steinshamn, S.I. (2013). On the Contributions of Professor Rögnvaldur Hannesson to Fisheries Economics. Marine Resource Economics, 28(4), 345-350. http://doi.org/10.5950/0738-1360-28.4.345
  • Bjørndal, T., & Munro, G.M. (2012). The Economics of Fisheries Management. Oxford University Press.
  • Bjørndal, T., & Lindroos, M. (2011). Cooperative and non-cooperative management of the Northeast Atlantic cod fishery. Journal of Bioeconomics, 14, 41-60. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10818-011-9106-0.
  • Asche, F., & Bjørndal, T. (2011). The Economics of Salmon Aquaculture. 2nd Edition. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Bjørndal, T. (2009). Overview, Roles, and Performance of the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC). Marine Policy 33(4), 685-697.
  • Asche, F., Bjørndal, T., & Gordon, D.V. (2009). Resource Rent in Individual Quota Fishery. Land Economics 85(2), 280-292.
  • Gordon, D.V., Bjørndal, T., Day, M., & Talukder, R.K. (2008). An Intra-Farm Study of Production Factors and Productivity for Shrimp Farms in Bangladesh: An Index Approach. Marine Resource Economics 23: 411-424.