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A note of benefits and costs of adjusting forestry to meet recreational demands
Department of Forest Economics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå, Sweden.
Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp, Sweden.
2006 (English)In: Journal of Forest Economics, ISSN 1104-6899, Vol. 12, no 1, 75-81 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Economic studies concerning environmental functions of forests are often partial in the sense that they focus on either benefits or costs. In other words, benefit/cost analyses indicating whether it is economically motivated to change forestry to make it compatible with environmental demands are relatively rare. This benefit/cost analysis deals with the forest as recreation environment, where benefit estimates from a study conducted in the county of Västerbotten, Sweden, are compared with cost estimates from another study in the same county. It is shown that adjustments of forest management to meet recreational demands do largely affect both benefits and costs, and that the results are sensitive to how soon the effects on the recreation environment occur after the adjustments of forest management.

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Elsevier, 2006. Vol. 12, no 1, 75-81 p.
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Benefit/cost analysis, Contingent valuation, Forest management, Recreation values, Silvicultural systems
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-64299DOI: 10.1016/j.jfe.2005.12.002OAI: diva2:599864
Available from: 2013-01-22 Created: 2013-01-22 Last updated: 2013-02-07Bibliographically approved

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