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Forestry in the national economy. Forest industries, and forest accounting. Taxation and forestry. Forest valuation. Project appraisal, design and budgeting. Social economics.
The course will provide an understanding of the principles of forest economics, and their application to investment analysis, forestry markets and evaluation of non-timber benefits of forests.
Students will:- understand the principles and tools used to evaluate forestry timber investments;- understand the principles and tools used to evaluate non-timber benefits of forests; and- be able to apply economic principles to analysing the supply and demand of forestry products. Skills in statistical analysis will be applied int his part of the course.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Additional Textbooks:Crawley, M.J. (2005) Statistics. An Introduction using R. EPS Library, QA 276.12.C911Klemperer, W.D. (2003) Forest Resource Economics and Finance. EPS Library, SD 393.K64Silyn-Roberts, H. (2005 or 2012). Writing for Science. A practical handbook for science, engineering and technology students (2nd or 3rd ed). EPS Library, T11 R644 2002 or 2012
Domestic fee $975.00
International fee $4,800.00
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
For further information see
School of Forestry.