2006 Meeting

The 2006 Western Forest Economists Annual Meeting took place on May 1-3, 2006, in Welches, Oregon at the Resort at the Mountain. Below are the meeting presentations sorted by author.

2006 Meeting Agenda

2006 Presentations:

A New Look at Private Timber Supply in the Douglas-fir Region
Darius M. Adams, Gregory S. Latta

IMPLAN Version 3
Gregory S. Alward 

Can hybrid poplar save industrial forestry in Canada’s boreal forest?: A financial analysis and policy considerations
Jay A. Anderson and Martin K. Luckert

An Analysis of the Effects of Sale Attributes on the Timber Sale Value of Washington Department of Natural Resource Timber Sales Occurring in Western Washington
Kent Barr

Strategic forest planning for Public Trusts in Washington State: the search for a balance of habitat conservation, revenues, and social acceptance
Angus W. Brodie

Forest Ownership Changes and Parcelization: A National Perspective
Brett J. Butler

Assessing Risk and Asset Prominence within a Portfolio of Timberland Investments
Tony Cascio, Ph.D. candidate, Mike Clutter, Ph.D.

National Forests on the Edge a Forest on the Edge Study
Sara J. Comas

Ownership Patterns and Riparian Functions: Economic Implications for Protection Strategies
Justina Harris

Technical Efficiency & Productivity Growth in the Northwest Sawmill Industry
Ted Helvoigt

Development effects in eastern Oregon forests
Jeff Kline

Incentives for Ex Ante wildfire risk mitigation in the wildland-urban interface: The relationship between contingent wildfire insurance and fuel management subsidies
Mariam Lankoande, PhD, Jonathan Yoder, PhD Phil Wandschneider, PhD

Ballot Measure 37: The End of Land Use Planning on Forest Land in Oregon?
Gary Lettman

Ballot Measure 37: The End of Land Use Planning on Forest Land in Oregon?
Jingjing Liang, Joseph Buongiorno, and Robert A. Monserud

WestProPlus: A Stochastic Spreadsheet Program for the Management of All-Aged Douglas-fir – Western Hemlock Forests in the Pacific Northwest
Jingjing Liang

Forest Fuels Reductions and Biomass-to: energy or fossil intensive products?
Bruce Lippke

Carbon and Fire Risk: Alternative Treatments and the Probability of Fire
Bruce Lippke, Jeffrey Comnick

Investing in the avoidance of future costs by reducing fire risks: Do economists not get it? 
Bruce Lippke

Forest Biomass to Energy in Oregon:the Stars are Aligned
Roger Lord

An Approach to Policy Analysis Under Complex Demands
Pam Overhulser

Developing an Agenda for Economic Clusters Research
Thomas D. Rojas

Valuing Oregon’s Forestland For Taxation
Bill Schuette

Timber Supply Shocks: Economic Impacts and Policy Formulation
Olaf Schwab

Estimating Woody Biomass Supply from Treatments to Reduce Fire Hazard in the U.S. West
Ken Skog

Does Timberland Ownership Change Mean Land Use Change? A TIMO Perspective
Jim Stevens

Modeling Home Survival on the Wildland Urban Interface: A Mitigation Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
Keith D. Stockmann

An International Comparative Analysis of Canada’s Forest Sector Tax Competitiveness
Cameron Stonestreet, Lili Sun and Brad Stennes

Property rights and the allocation of common pool resources: Non-timber forest products on public land in BC
Sinclair Tedder

The Role of Conservation Easements and Wood Supply Agreements in Shaping Landscape Change
Bret Vicary, Ph.D., MAI

Linking Forests and Economic Wellbeing: A Four-Quadrant Approach
Sen Wang, C. Tyler DesRoches, Brad Stennes, Bill Wilson, G. Cornelis van Kooten

Bugs and People: Social Scientists’ Role in Forest Health Research
Bill White

Forest Decision-Making Under Risk: Uneven-aged management of loblolly pine/hardwood forests
Mo Zhou & Joseph Buongiorno

Economic Implications of New Water Typing Rules in Western Washington
Bruce Lippke, Kevin Ceder and Kevin Zobrist RTI/UW and Kernen Lien, Community Development Lewis County