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The Mafungautsi Forest Area (MFA) is the site of land and resource use conflicts involving people living in adjacent communal areas. This study used qualitative case study information and questionnaire survey data to explore and describe how displaced people and other communities living adjacent...
Welfare Implications of the Allowable Cut Effect in the Context of Sustain Yield and Sustainable Development ForestryDownload
In 1972, Schweitzer et al. defined the allowable cut effect (ACE) as an \"...immediate increase in today's allowable cut which is attributable to expected future increases in (timber) yields.\" Having made this observation, the authors requested feedback on how the ACE should be considered in...
Due to the rapid development of private labels and their segmentation into quality levels the question arises how they have an effect on price rigidity. There is also much discussion about the impact of private label development on wholesale prices. Based on the roughly availability of...
Tradeoffs Between Forestry Resource and Conservation Values Under Alternate Forest Policy Regimes: A Spatial Analysis of the Western Canadian Boreal PlainsDownload
An important element of resource management and conservation is an understanding of the tradeoffs between marketed products such as timber and measures of environmental quality such as biodiversity. In this paper, we develop an integrated economic -- ecological spatial optimization model. The...
In the process of social change communities are impacted by internal and external forces which may threaten their existence as social entities. In an attempt to understand these processes much of the research into community attachment has focused on the relationship between social bonds and local...
A new urgency is emerging around nuclear power development and this urgency is accentuated by the post-tsunami events at the Fukushima Daiiche nuclear power plant in Japan. This urgency extends beyond the dramatic events in Japan, however, to many other regions of the world and situations where...
The processing of oats to some higher valued product before it is either sold locally or exported is an example of a value added activity. There are many potential uses for oats and many products that can be processed from oats, making it a good starting point when exploring value added in the...
Empirical Investigation of Flexible Pricing and Payment Alternatives on Canadian Wheat Board Pooling for WheatDownload
The Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) has a mandate to serve farm managers in Western Canada by marketing their wheat, durum and barley for export and for domestic human consumption. Currently, under the CWB Act, the CWB operates a pooling system whereby producers deliver grain during the crop year and...
The social context within which forest managers operate today differs dramatically from that which existed fifty, thirty, or even ten years ago. Both government (public) and corporate (private) forest management decisions are coming under increased public scrutiny. A single, dominant forest...
Hypothetical bias arises when values which people say they place on a good or service differ systematically from the values people reveal for the same good or service through actual, binding economic transactions. Studies of hypothetical bias with respect to public goods often use charitable...