- Prof. Darius Adams, Oregon State University, U.S.A.
- CEO Olli Haltia, Indufor Oy, Finland
Working groups and abstracts
The following abstracts have been accepted under the topics below (click on the group topic). Each paper presentation is limited to 15 min. followed by 5 minutes of discussion.
Working group 1
Thursday, May 13, 13.00 – 14.15
- Størdal, S., Lien G. & Hardaker, B. J.
Risk Aversion and Optimal Rotation of a Forest Stand: a Stochastic Efficiency Approach.
- Penttinen, M. & Eronen, J.
The Profitability and Risk of Forest Regeneration
- Stenger, A.
Risk and Insurance in Forests: An Experimental Study on Non-industrial Private Forest Owners in France in Risky and Ambiguous Contexts
- Penttinen, M. J.
Impacts of Stumpage Price and Timber Growth Risks and of Price Expectation on Optimal Harvesting.
- Brazee, R. & Meilby, H.
Sustainability and Long-term Dynamics of Forest: Methods and Metrics for Detection of Convergence and Stationarity.
- Meilby, H.
Production Cost and Wood Quality in Spruce Plantations: In Pursuit of Economically Efficient Silvicultural Strategies
Thursday, May 13, 14.20 – 17.15
- Lu, F.
A Hybrid Heuristic Algorithm for Harvesting Decision of Mixed Species Stand under Price Uncertainty
- Lyhykäinen, H., Valsta, L. & Valkonen, S.
Economic Analysis of Stocking in Uneven-aged Spruce Stands in Southern Finland
- Penttinen, M., Latukka, A., Meriläinen, H., Salminen, O. & Uotila, E.
IAS Fair Value and Forest Evaluation on Farm Forestry
- Meilby, H. & Brazee, R
Harvesting Rules and Intertemporal Forest Dynamics: The Role of Constraints in Convergence to a Normal Forest
- Tarp, P.
Matrix Modelling in Uneven-aged Forest Management Planning
- Cao, Tianjian
Effects of Initial States on Optimal Thinning and Rotation
Friday, May 14, 10.15 – 13.25
- Petersen, A.K., Gobakken, T., Hoen, H.F., Sohlberg, B.
Avoided Greenhouse Gas Emissions when Forest Products Substitute Competing Materials – Effect on Carbon Account and Optimal Forest Management.
Case Study of Hedmark County in Norway
- Pohjola, J., Valsta, L. & Mononen, J.
Cost-efficient Use of Forests as Carbon Sinks
- Hyytiäinen, K., Hari, P., Kokkila, T., Mäkelä, A., Tahvonen, O. & Taipale, J.
Connecting a Process-based Forest Growth Model to Stand-level Economic Optimization
- Brazee, R. & Meilby, H.
Inheritance Taxes and Forest Management
- Jacobsen, J.
A Two-option Approach to Solving the Decision Problem of Regeneration
- Hultåker, O. & Bohlin, F.
Developing the Business: Logging Contractors’ Strategic Choices for Profitability and Work Environment
Working group 2
Thursday, May 13, 13.00 – 14.40
- Anton, S. & Thorsen, B. J.
Hedonic Values and Forests: The Rich are Getting Richer – But What’s in it for Me?
- Pouta, E., Sievänen, T. & Neuvonen, M.
Visitor Profile on National Parks, National Hiking Areas and Wilderness Areas in Finland
- Kuuluvainen, J., Lehtonen, E., Chuan-Zhong, L., Pouta, E. & Rekola, M.
Preference Uncertainty in Contingent Valuation: The Case of Forest Conservation in Southern Finland
- Horne, P.
Incentive Based Contracts in Conservation of Forest Biodiversity – a Choice Experiment Approach
Thursday, May 13, 15.15 – 16.15
- Helles, F., Nielsen, P., Poustrup, E.,. & Meilby, H.
The EU Forest Policy after the Enlargement: A Method for assessing the New Member States’ Potential Impact
- Ollonqvist, P. & Hänninen, H.
National Forest Programme in Scandinavian Political Culture
- Leppänen, J. & Linden, M.
Fund Substitution and the Public Cost Sharing of Private Forest Investment in Finland 1983-2000
Friday, May 14, 10.15 – 11.35
- Meilby, H., & Boon , T.E.
A Forest Owner Typology based on the Latent Class Analysis
- Karppinen, H.
Landowners’ Attitude and Typologies in Relation to Forestry.
- Huhtala, A & Pouta, E.
On the Welfare Incidence of Subsidized Recreation Services in Finland
- Kärha, K.
Predicting Forest Owners’ Timber Selling Satisfaction
Friday, May 14, 13.00 – 15.00
- Leppänen, J., Kaimre, P., Piiparinen, H. & Sirgmets, R.
Management of Public Forests in Finland and in Estonia – A Comparative Study
- Kaikai, L., Kuuluvainen, J. & Uusivuori, J.
Optimal Timber Stock in Non-industrial Private Forests- Evidence from Finland Panel Data
- Viitala .E.-J. & Tahvonen, O.
Private Forest Owner’s Timber Harvest: A Utility-based Age-class Model with Environmental Preferences and Consumption-savings Decisions
- Ripatti, P. & Kettunen, A.
Self-employment and Working Methods in Delivery Sales in Finland
- Ovaskainen, V., Hänninen, H., Mikkola, J. & Lehtonen, E.
Cost-sharing and Private Timber Stand Improvements: A Two-step Approach
- Mutanen, A. & Toppinen, A.
Roundwood Market in Finland during the Forest Taxation Reform
Working group 3
Thursday, May 13, 13.00 – 15.55
- Clarke, M. & Hetemäki, L.
Do Environmental Concerns cause Substitution from Print Media to Online Media?
- Strødal, A. & Adams, D.
Variation in Softwood Log Prices in Western Oregon
- Toppinen, A., Viitanen, J., Leskinen, P. & Toivonen, R.
Testing Convergence between Roundwood Prices in Finland, Estonia and Lithuania
- Mikkola, J. & Hetemäki, L.
Forecasting Germany’s Printing and Writing Paper Imports
- Snygg, Å.
What Drives, Hinders and Enables Internationalization amongst the Swedish Furniture Producers?
- Jense, G.
Forest Products Trade Flow Data Discrepancies and the Role of Uncertainty in Decision-making
- Kallio, M, Moiseyev, A. & Sohlberg, B.
Economic Impacts of Increased Forest Conservation in Europe: A Forest Sector Model Analysis
Thursday, May 13, 16.15 – 16.55
- Jonsson, R.
The Assessment of Floor-covering Materials by End-consumers and Sales Representatives: A Comparative Study of Substitute Competition
- Korhonen, S. & Niemelä, J.
Network Forms of Organisation in the European Wood Industry: A Marketing Viewpoint
- Niskanen, A. & Miina, S.
Forest Based Rural Entrepreneurship – European Experiences
Friday, May 14, 13.25-15.00
- Gustafsson, Å.
Logistics Service Requirements
- Packalén, K.
Business Networks in Enhancing Financial Performances of Finnish Woodworking
SMEs – Research Plan
Working group 4
Friday, May 14, 10.15-14.45
- Nyrud, A. & Michie, B.
Investigating Globalization: The Case of Forest Products Markets
- Lönnstedt, L. & Månsson, J.
Productivity and Profitability Development: The Japanese Pulp and Paper Industry
- Navarro, G.
Evaluating Three Innovative Financial Mechanisms of the Costa Rican Plantation Forestry System and Their Effect on the Provision of the Environmental Services.
- Owari, T.
Marketing Environment of Structural Lumber in Japan
- Lönnstedt, L. & Nordvall, H-O.
An Econometric Analysis of Japanese Pulp and Paper Companies Financial Performance
- Meilby, H.
Road and Trail Network Optimization for Low-intensity Selective Logging in Tropical Forests
- Uusivuori , J. & Cao, Y.
The Relationship between Population, Income and Forest-based Products in China
- Palo, M.
The Global Tragedy of Socialistic Forestry
- Saastamoinen, Olli
Forestry in the Cross-well of Social Processes: A Framework and some Thoughts
- Michie, B.
Economic Accessibility of Forests in the Novgorod Region of Russia