- PhD (Biological Sciences). University of Auckland, 2000
- BBS (Economics). Massey University, 1993
Role at Cawthron
Chris is a senior environmental and resource economist in the Coastal and Freshwater Group. At Cawthron he has worked in the following areas, modelling the economic feasibility of aquaculture ventures, marine biosecurity risk assessment, non-market valuation and coastal urban sustainability assessment.
Technical skills, experience and interests
- Coastal and marine resource economics management and governance
- Non-market valuation
- Sustainability indices
- Stormwater processes
- Resilience perspectives
- Risk management and assessment
- Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ) fisheries management processes
- Moores J, Batstone CJ, Green M, Semadeni-Davies A and Yalden S 2014. Incorporating indicators of the resilience of water bodies in an urban development decision support system. Resilience 2014 Conference, Montpellier, France, 4-8 May 2014
- Moores J, Batstone CJ, Green M 2013. Assessing the resilience of water bodies to the stormwater related effects of urban development. Paper presented to 8th International Water Sensitive Design Conference. November 25th - 29th 2013. Gold Coast Australia.
- Batstone CJ, Moores J, Baines J, Harper S 2013. An investigation into the use of experienced utility scores to assess multi-attribute changes in environmental quality. Online proceedings of the 57th annual Australian Agricultural and Resource Economists Society Conference. Feb 5th - 8th 2013. Sydney NSW Australia.
- International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade
- New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society
- Moores J, Batstone CJ, Gadd J, Green M, Harper S, Semadeni-Davies A and Storey R 2014. Evaluating the sustainability of urban development in New Zealand in relation to effects on water bodies. The International Journal of Environmental Sustainability. Volume 9, Issue 4. Pages 31-47.
- Ogilvie SC, Mussely H, Chambers B, Batstone CJ, Paine R, Paine G, Connor G and Connor S 2012. Commercial feasibility of using Matauranga Maori-based fish traps to eliminate bycatch - Phase 2. Prepared for Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga. Cawthron Report 2191. 56 pages.
- Batstone CJ, Baines J, Goodwin E, Morgan B and Canard T 2011. Methods for developing indicator systems for freshwater and estuarine receiving bodies of urban stormwater. Cawthron Report 1874.
- Batstone CJ and Sinner J 2010. Techniques for evaluating community preferences for managing coastal ecosystems. Auckland Regional Council Technical Report 2010/012.
- Ogilvie SC, Mussely H, Batstone CJ, Paine R, Paine G, Connor G and Connor S 2010. Commercial feasibility of using Matauranga Maori based fish traps to eliminate bycatch. Cawthron Report No. 1773. Prepared for Nga Pae o te Maramatanga. 32 pages plus appendices.
- Dymond JR, Davie TJA, Fenemor AD, Ekanayake JC, Knight BR, Cole AO, Montes de Oca Munguia O, Allen WJ, Young RG, Basher LR, Dresser M and Batstone CJ 2010. Integrating environmental and socio-economic indicators of a linked catchment-coastal system using variable environmental intensity. Environmental Management 46(3): 484-493.
- Batstone CJ, Goodwin E and Jiang W 2009. Marlborough Sounds recreational fisher characterisation. Cawthron Report 1647. Prepared for the Ministry of Fisheries, New Zealand.
- Heasman KG , Keeley N, Roberts B, Batstone CJ, Knight BR and Mussely H 2009. Feasibility of open ocean aquaculture in New Zealand. Cawthron Report 1481. 213 pages. Prepared for the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology and Offshore Technology Development (OTD) Ltd.
- Batstone CJ and Sharp BMH 2008. Minimum information management: harvesting the harvesters' assessment of dynamic fisheries systems. Chapter 12. In: Patterson M, Glavovic B (eds), The ecological economics of the oceans and coasts, Edward Elgar.
- Sharp BMH and Batstone CJ 2008. Neoclassical frameworks for optimizing the value of marine resources. Chapter 5. In: Patterson M, Glavovic B (eds), The ecological economics of the oceans and coasts, Edward Elgar.
- Sharp BMH and Batstone CJ 2007. Factor use and productivity in a rights-based fishery. Chapter 16. In: Bjorndal T, Gordon D, Arnason R, Sumaila UR (eds), Advances in Fisheries Economics: Festschrift in Honour of Professor Gordon R Munro, Wiley Blackwell.
- Brownlow G and Batstone CJ 2007. Institutions, entrepreneurship and economic performance: Reinterpreting Rogernomics. Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics Winter / Spring JIE 18/1, 18/2.
- Batstone CJ and Sharp BMH 2003. Minimum information management systems and ITQ fisheries management. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 45(2): 492–504.