FORE435-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020

Forest Economics 2

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
End Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 28 February 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 29 May 2020

Description

Project analysis, forest valuation, risk and uncertainty. Forestry as a business.

The course will cover a number of topics in economic theory and practical applications. The course is designed to extend your knowledge and give you practice at using the tools. There is an emphasis on economic tools to help analyze issues facing managers of commercial forests.

Learning Outcomes

Students will:
- analyse policy and economic issues using economic tools and concepts;
- be able to present and discuss the strategic issues facing New Zealand's commercial forestry sector. This will include being able to access and analyse publicly-available data.

Pre-requisites

FORE215 or
subject to approval of the Head of Department.

Restrictions

FORE211, FORE425

Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 11:00 - 12:00 17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 14:00 - 15:00 17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 15:00 - 16:00 17 Feb - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 14:00 - 16:00 17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 11:00 - 13:00 Check LEARN (1/5, 15/5-29/5)
Forestry 252 Computer Lab (21/2-20/3, 8/5)
17 Feb - 22 Mar
27 Apr - 31 May

Lecturer

David Evison

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Draft Report on NZ Forestry Sector 7%
Final Report on Forest Sector 13%
Mid-Term Test 20%
Lab Assignment Series 20%
Mid-Year Exam 40%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,102.00

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.

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  • FORE435-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020