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Meet SRS scientist Karen Abt, a research economist with the Forest Economics and Policy unit in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Her team studies the economics of forest disturbances, forest polices and tax programs, and forest product markets. Their research strives to improve the economic foundation for natural resource management and decision making.
- Global timber investments, 2005 to 2017
Cubbage, Frederick ; Kanieski, Bruno ; Rubilar, Rafael ; Bussoni, Adriana ; Olmos, Virginia Morales; Balmelli, Gustavo ; Donagh, Patricio Mac; Lord, Roger ; Hernández, Carmelo ; Zhang, Pu ; Huang, Jin ; Korhonen, Jaana ; Yao, Richard ; Hall, Peter ; Del La Torre, Rafael ; Diaz-Balteiro, Luis ; Carrero, Omar ; Monges, Elizabeth ; Thu, Ha Tran Thi; Frey, Gregory ; Howard, Mike ; Chavet, Michael ; Mochan, Shaun ; Hoeflich, Vitor Afonso; Chudy, Rafal ; Maass, David ; Chizmar, Stephanie ; Abt, Robert
- Searching for win-win forest outcomes: Learning-by-doing, financial viability, and income growth for a community-based forest management cooperative in the Brazilian Amazon
Humphries, Shoana ; Holmes, Thomas ; Andrade, Dárlison Fernandes Carvalho de; McGrath, David ; Dantas, Jeremias Batista.
- Roundwood use by southern wood pellet mills: Findings from timber product output mill surveys
Brandeis, Consuelo ; Abt, Karen Lee.
- Economics of WUI/Wildfire Prevention and Education
Butry, David T.; Prestemon, Jeff
- How to fight against southern pine beetle epidemics: An insurance approach
Chen, Xuan ; Goodwin, Barry K.; Prestemon, Jeffrey P.