First published in 1980. After its completion it was presented to Midwestern Forest Economists meeting in 1975 renamed as "The Competitive Theory of Timber Production: A Capitalistic Manifesto to Sustained Yield Forestry." The purpose of this book is to provide a better linkage between microeconomic theory and forestry. The intended audience is forest economists, resource economists, graduate students interested in forest management and economics and others interested in an economic framework useful in viewing major public policies.
NATURE OF THE RESEARCH PROBLEM, THE THEORY OF THE PRIVATE TIMBER FIRM, THEORY OF THE TIMBER MARKET, THE PROBLEM OF FOREST TAXATION, RESEARCH AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS