Sun, Chin-Hwa "Jenny"

Sun, Chin-Hwa "Jenny"
Gulf of Maine Research Institute

The primary focus of Jenny's research is to apply research and policy analysis relating to marine resources economics and rights-based management. She is experienced and knowledgeable about the global seafood industry and her interests in fisheries resource economics cover a number of topics, particularly on the market incentives-based management for the sustainability of the marine and coastal resources, as well as bio-economic modeling and marine spatial planning economics issues. Jenny has organized and participated in many international meetings on the economics of tuna fisheries and institutions. Currently (2010-2013) she serves as the co-Principal Investigator for the National Science Foundation project under Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems Program Fishscape: Complex Dynamics of the Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishery to model the human and natural elements of the complex system which includes the oceans, the fish, the fishers, the markets, and the political policies.

Research Interests: 
Marine/Fisheries Economics and Management, Environmental Economics, International Trade, Quantitative Analysis and Econometric Modeling, Time Series Forecasting