Sjur Baardsen

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In Norway, as in many other European countries, income from forestry has become marginal to owners’ household economies and most employment of forest-owner households is now undertaken off the property. Also, many forest owners have focused increasingly on other revenue-earning activities on their properties, such as providing recreational services. It is a(More)
Shades of green: a social scientific view on bioeconomy in the forest sector Daniela Kleinschmit, Berit Hauger Lindstad, Bo Jellesmark Thorsen, Anne Toppinen, Anders Roos & Sjur Baardsen a Department of Forest Products, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden b Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, Norwegian University(More)
This study presents the analysis of panel data on steep terrain logging productivity in Norway. Given the specification of a Cobb Douglas stochastic frontier production function in which the technical inefficiency is a function of six different environmental factors, it was found that only one (terrain hindrance) decreased the efficiency significantly. The(More)
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