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Socioeconomics Program

The Center's Socioeconomics Program conducts a broad range of research across the Pacific Islands Region to support NOAA goals of sustainable fisheries, habitat conservation, and protected species recovery within coastal and oceanic ecosystems. More...


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Recent Staff Publications

  • June 5, 2017
    Economic and social characteristics of the Hawaii small boat fishery 2014
    Chan HL, Pan M
    [2017] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-63, 97 p. doi:10.7289/V5/TM-PIFSC-63
  • May 16, 2017
    An appeal for a code of conduct for marine conservation
    Bennett NJ, Teh L, Ota Y, Christie P, Ayers A, Day JC, Franks P, Gill D, Gruby RL, Kittinger JN et al
    [2017] Marine Policy. 81:411-418. doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2017.03.035
  • April 25, 2017
    Cost-earnings study of the American Samoa longline fishery based on vessel operations in 2009 and recent trend of economic performance
    Pan M, Arita S, Bigelow K
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Administrative Report, H-17-01, 43 p doi:10.7289/V5/AR-PIFSC-H-17-01
  • December 20, 2016
    Attitudes and Preferences of Hawaii Non-commercial Fishermen: Report from the 2015 Hawaii Saltwater Recreational Fishing Survey, Volume 1
    Madge L, Hospital J, Williams ET
    [2016] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-58, 85 p. doi:10.7289/V5/TM-PIFSC-58
  • December 16, 2016
    Pacific Islands Regional Action Plan: NOAA Fisheries climate science strategy
    Polovina J and Dreflak K (Chairs), Baker J, Bloom S, Brooke S, Chan V, Ellgen S, Golden D, Hospital J, Van Houtan K, Kolinski S, Lumsden B, Maison K, Mansker M, Oliver T, Spalding S, Woodworth-Jefcoats P
    [2016] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-59, 33 p. doi:10.7289/V5/TM-PIFSC-59
  • November 29, 2016
    2012 economic cost earnings of pelagic longline fishing in Hawaii
    Kalberg KO, Pan M
    [2016] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-56, 60 p. doi:10.7289/V5/TM-PIFSC-56