Joseph Buongiorno

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Wood supply, the link between roundwood removals and forest resources, is an important component of forest sector models. This paper develops a model of international wood supply within the structure of the spatial equilibrium Global Gorest Products Model. The wood supply model determines, for each country, the annual forest harvest, the annual change of(More)
Asian gypsy and nun moth ~ntroductlons Into the Unrted States. possrbly arriting 011 imposted Slbertarl coniferous logs, threaten don~estrc forests and product ~narkets and could habe global market consequences. We simulate, using the Global Forest Products Model (a spatial equilibrium model of* the morld forest sector), the consequences under current(More)
aBSTraCT The possible impact of Nectria fuckeliana Booth on the forests and forest industries of New Zealand, a significant exporter of industrial roundwood, was estimated for different scenarios of the spread of the fungal pest and trade measure responses in export markets. An economic model was used to assess the direct effect of the pest and the(More)
A density-dependent matrix growth model of uneven-aged loblolly pine stands was developed with data from 991 permanent plots in the southern United States. The model predicts the number of pine, soft hardwood, and hard hardwood trees in 13 diameter classes, based on equations for ingrowth, upgrowth, and mortality. Projections of 6 to 10 years agreed with(More)
BACKGROUND Forests of the Midwest U.S. provide numerous ecosystem services. Two of these, carbon sequestration and wood production, are often portrayed as conflicting. Currently, carbon management and biofuel policies are being developed to reduce atmospheric CO2 and national dependence on foreign oil, and increase carbon storage in ecosystems. However, the(More)
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Data from a large-scale oontingent valuation study are used to investigate the effects of forest attribum on willingness to pay for forest rccroation in Ireland. Iu particular, the presence of a nature reserve in the forest is found to significantly incseasc the visitors' willingness to pay. A random utility model is used to estimate the welfare change(More)
The impacts of increased paper recycling on the U.S. pulp and paper sector are investigated, using the North American Pulp And Paper (NAPAP) model. This dynamic spatial equilibrium model forecasts the amount of pulp, paper and paperboard exchanged in a multi-region market, and the corresponding prices. The core of the model is a recursive price-endogenous(More)