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The Global Forest Products Model: Structure, Estimation and Applications

By: Joseph Buongiorno

301 pages, Figs, tabs

Academic Press

Hardback | Apr 2003 | #139967 | ISBN: 0121413624
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The Global Forest Products Model (GFPM) is a dynamic economic equilibrium model to predict production, consumption, trade, and prices of major forest products in world markets. This book documents the methods, data, and computer software of the model.

...allows one to simulate how the forest sector operates in different countries and how the countries interact through international trade... --JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC LITERATURE


Contents

PART 1 INTRODUCTION Ch 1 Background and Objectives Ch 2 Overview of the Global Forest Products PART 2 GFPM MODEL CONSTRUCTION Ch 3 GFPM Structure and Formulation Ch 4 Model Calibration and Validation PART 3 GFPM APPLICATIONS Ch 5 The Base Scenario Ch 6 Effects of the Asian Economic Crisis Ch 7 Effects of Tariff Liberalization Ch. 8 Impact of United States Paper recycling Policies Ch 9 Effects of Regional trade agreements on New Zealand Ch 10 Impacts of United States Timber Harvest Restrictions PART 4 GFPM SOFTWARE Ch 11 Using the GFPM Software Ch 12 GFPM Software design and implementation Ch 13 Summary and Conclusion References

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Biography

By Dr. Joseph Buongiorno, Dr. Shushuai Zhu, Dr. Dali Zhang, Dr. James Turnerand Dr. David Tomberlin

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