Timber and Forest Product Markets
Whether as part of construction projects or renewable energy portfolios, wood products and markets remain a crucial component of economic growth across the globe. Research at RFF integrates land use, conservation, monitoring, and climate change considerations when analyzing the range of policies that govern timber product markets.
Report — Jan 11, 2019
Changes in the Residual Wood Fiber Market, 2004 to 2017
this study focuses on economic conditions, changes in consumer preferences and changes in forest products preferences and demand for two time periods.
Working Paper — Oct 30, 2015
Decentralization, Market Integration, and Efficiency–Equity Trade-Offs: Evidence from Joint Forest Management in Ethiopian Villages
Working Paper — Oct 20, 2015
A Retrospective Study of EPA’s Air Toxics Program under the Revised Section 112 Requirements of the Clean Air Act
The US Environmental Protection Agency established standards limiting air toxics emissions from industrial plants under the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments. This paper analyzes the effects of the rules for five industries: petroleum refining, pharmaceuticals, printing and publishing, pulp and paper, and wood furniture, finding mixed results, and make recommendations for improving ex ante analysis of such regulations.