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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Hyde, William F.
Timber Supply, Land Allocation, and Economic Efficiency.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William F Hyde
|Description:||1 online resource (373 pages).|
|Contents:||Cover; Title; Copyright; Original Title; Original Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Symbols and Abbreviations; Chapter 1. Introduction; Background; Analytical Approach; Application; A Comment on Engineering Functions; Chapter 2. Allowable Cut; Conceptual Model; Even-aged Management; Uneven-aged Management; Financial Returns; U.S. Forest Service Application; Land Allocation; Constrained Optimization; Timber Pricing; Summary and Comparison of Allowable Cut with Economic Efficiency Results; The Short Run; The Long Run; Conclusion; Chapter 3. The Economics of Timber Production. The Conceptual ModelThe Productive Process; Economic Variables; The Complete Economic Model; Optimality Conditions; Silvicultural Effort; Rotation Age; Summary; Chapter 4. Timber Supply; Supply; A More General Analysis; Further Comment on Rising Prices; Extraction: A Diversion; Forestland Allocation; Residual Timberland; Positively Valued Timber Opportunity; Multiple Use; Limitations of the Supply and Land Allocation Model; Conversion and Old Growth; Summary and Conclusions; Chapter 5. The Douglas-Fir Region: A Case Study; The Douglas-Fir Region; Production. Site Classification, Land Area, and OwnershipTimber Production Processes; Costs; Prices; Access; Quality; Secular Trend; Supply; Aggregate Supply; Sensitivity; Policy Implications; Long-run Equilibrium; Forestland Allocation; Summary; Chapter 6. French Pete: A Case Study; Background; Standing Timber Values; Long-term Management; Site Quality and Land Area; Production; Costs and Prices; Perpetual Timber Management; The Harvest Timing Constraint; Summary and Anticipated Objections; Chapter 7. Summary, Conclusions, Policy Implications; Analytical Approach; Empirical Application and Conclusions. The Douglas-fir RegionFrench Pete; Policy Implications; Marginal Lands and Production Hazards; Forest Resource Valuation; Looking Ahead; Appendix A. Forest Succession; Successive Forest Communities; Changes Within Forest Communities; Conclusion; Appendix B. Special Cases of the Production Model; Traditional Models; The Simple Economic Model; A More General Economic Model; Summary; Looking Ahead; Seed Improvement; Perennial Technologies; Anticipated Solution; Summary; Index.|
|Series Title:||RFF Forests, Lands, and Recreation Set.|
'Hyde's book explains some of the economic theory which is relevant for modeling long run timber supply and the optimal allocation of forest land to timber production and to other uses, principally