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Economics of forest resources

Author: Gregory S Amacher; Markku Ollikainen; Erkki Koskela
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive and technical survey of forest resource economics, concentrating on developments in the last twenty years regarding policy instrument choice and uncertainty.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory S Amacher; Markku Ollikainen; Erkki Koskela
ISBN: 9780262012485 0262012480
OCLC Number: 241304364
Description: xxiv, 397 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A brief history of forest economics thought --
The Faustmann rotation model --
Hartman models of timber and amenity production --
Two-period life-cycle models --
Design of forest policy instruments --
Deforestation: models and policy instruments --
Conservation of biodiversity in boreal and temperate forests --
Forest age class models --
Uncertainty in life-cycle models --
Risk of catastrophic events --
Stochastic rotation models --
Dynamic models of forest resources.
Responsibility: Gregory S. Amacher, Markku Ollikainen, Erkki Koskela.

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"Economics of Forest Resources is a comprehensive and well-written text covering the classic literature on the economics of forestry and the more recent literature that applies real option theory to Read more...

 
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