FORE435-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022

Forest Economics 2

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 18 July 2022
End Date: Sunday, 13 November 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 31 July 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 2 October 2022

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 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 09:00 - 10:00 Psychology - Sociology 251
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 09:00 - 10:00 Psychology - Sociology 251
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 10:00 Psychology - Sociology 251
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 15:00 - 17:00 Forestry 252 Computer Lab
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 15:00 - 17:00 Forestry 252 Computer Lab
18 Jul - 21 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 15:00 - 17:00 Jane Soons 608
22 Aug - 28 Aug

Lecturer

David Evison

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,133.00

International fee $5,063.00

* 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 .

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