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Professor of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Florida

Frank Asche has published widely on seafood production and markets, but also on energy and safety issues, in economics and general interest journals. Recent activities have focused on the use of ecolabels for seafood, seafood trade and food security, the role of innovation and productivity growth in increasing aquaculture production and regime shifts in seafood and energy prices.

Prior to joining UF, Frank was Professor of Natural Resource Economics at the University of Stavanger. He is President of the International Association of Aquaculture Economics and Management, and associate editor for the journals Marine Resource Economics and Marine Policy.

He received his Ph.D. from the Norwegian School of Economics and M.S degree from the University of Bergen. He has been a Fulbright Scholar at Duke University (2012-2013) and visiting researcher at the University of Rhode Island and University of British Columbia.