FORE435-21S2 (C) Semester Two 2021

Forest Economics 2

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 19 July 2021
End Date: Sunday, 14 November 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 1 August 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 1 October 2021

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:
o Analyse policy and economic issues relating to forestry in New Zealand using economic tools and concepts
o Present and discuss the strategic issues facing the New Zealand commercial forestry sector.
o Find and analyse publicly-available data on the forestry sector and the economic environment
o Analyse the forestry sector in one region of New Zealand and recommend options for future processing based on an assessment of the profitability of processing, the quality and quantity of the local resource and the prospects in New Zealand’s current markets

Pre-requisites

FORE215 or
subject to approval of the Head of Department.

Restrictions

FORE211, FORE425

Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 09:00 - 10:00 Link 309 Lecture Theatre
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 11:00 - 12:00 Rehua 429
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 16:00 - 17:00 Beatrice Tinsley 112
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct
Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 12:00 - 14:00 Forestry 252 Computer Lab
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 09:00 - 11:00 Forestry 252 Computer Lab
19 Jul - 22 Aug
20 Sep - 24 Oct

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 09:00 - 11:00 Forestry 152
13 Sep - 19 Sep

Lecturer

David Evison

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Mid-Term Test 20%
Report on regional forestry sector 20%
Lab Assignments 20% 10 labs at 2% eacj
End of Year Exam 40%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,114.00

International fee $4,938.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Forestry.

All FORE435 Occurrences

  • FORE435-21S2 (C) Semester Two 2021