Click to have a closer look
About this book
About this book
This book is a collection of current research work on the economic and social impacts of, and policy responses to, global change mainly in the southern United States. This work primarily represents papers presented at the 2007 Southern Forest Economics Workshop in San Antonio, Texas. Several of these papers have been published in journals and are reprinted here with permission. The book covers a variety of changes including climate change, land use change, globalisation, and other forces as they relate to forestry. These papers address broad aspects of impacts and responses, including those of markets, forest resource management, forest landowners, and consumers. Though the book focuses on the southern United States--an important player in the domestic and global forest products markets and forest ecosystems, the issues addressed here well reflect those facing many other parts of the world. Hence, the research approaches and findings presented here have useful implications for forest resource management and forest products markets beyond the region.
Preface; Forestry & Carbon: Market, Measurement, & Management; Economic Effects of Projected Climate Change on Outdoor Recreation in Tennessee; Land Use Dynamics along Urban-Rural Gradient: A Comparison of Modelling Approaches; A Nested Logit Approach to Modelling Forest Land Use Change; An Analysis of Forestland Change on the Northern Cumberland Plateau: Bridging the Broad Units & Fine Units Datasets in a Landuse Model; Population, Policy & Profit in Tropical Deforestation in Xishuangbanna, China; Economics of Cogongrass Control for Non-industrial Private Forest Landowners in Mississippi; Status & Trends of U.S. Pulpwood Market; A Forest Products / Bioenergy Mill Location & Decision Support System Based on a County-level Forest Inventory & Geo-spatial Information; Economic Impacts of Woody Biomass Utilisation for Bioenergy in Mississippi; Optimal Alternative Woody Biomass Management Regimes & Implications for Bioenergy Production in Mississippi; Two Eras of Globalisation & Hardwood Sawtimber; An Introduction to the Southern United States Wood Supply System: A Value Chain Approach; A Comparative Analysis of Softwood Production from Industrial & Non-Industrial Forest Ownerships in the U.S. South; The Changing Small-scale Family Forestry in the United States: 1993-2003; Predicting Management Behaviours on Family Forests Using FIA & Census Data; Knowledge of Three Regeneration Programs & Application Behaviour Among Mississippi Non-Industrial Private Forest Landowners: A Two-step Sample Selection Approach; How Promptly Non-Industrial Private Forest Landowners Regenerate Their Lands after Harvest: A Duration Analysis; Reforestation Tax Incentives under the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004; Economic Impacts of Two Mississippi Birding Festivals, 2006-2008; Recreational Visitation & Spending Patterns on Lake Impoundments in East-Central Mississippi; Hedonic Analysis of Auctioned Hunting Leases: A Case Study of Mississippi 16th Section Lands; Index.