Fishery Economics

Lab Seminar - Within-trip fishing location choice of commercial fishermen

Xiurou Wu presented her work on spatiotemporal behavior of commercial fishermen.  Fishery production is a multi-level decision process ranging from long-run entry/exit decisions to short-run decisions about where and how to fish. In the short run, with the target species and fishing gear chosen, fishermen decide where to fish, how much to fish and when to return to the port on a given trip...