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The aims of this study were two-fold: to provide decision aid for a practical bioeconomy research, development and innovation (RDI) and education challenge, and to elaborate hybrid strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats (SWOT) methodologies for providing tangible suggestions as to strategic...

Author(s)
Kangas, J.; Tikkanen, J.; Leskinen, P.; Kurttila, M.; Kajanus, M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Biofuels, 2017, 8, 4, pp 459-471
Abstract

In this article, we explore how forestry scientists have promoted and defended particular definitions of economic sustainability as a response to socio-economic challenges. Drawing on an analysis of Finnish forestry textbooks, we discuss the evolving conceptualizations in terms of co-production of...

Author(s)
Rytteri, T.; Peltola, T.; Leskinen, L. A.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Journal of Forest Economics, 2016, 24, pp 21-36
Abstract

One of the most fundamental questions in forest economics is how to divide forestland between productive and conserved land. In this study, voluntary land conservation by private forest owners is analyzed in two cases: first, in a case in which access to conserved forest is closed; and second, in a ...

Author(s)
Uusivuori, J.
Publisher
Society of American Foresters, Bethesda, USA
Citation
Forest Science, 2016, 62, 4, pp 355-363
Abstract

Finland is committed to the EU goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80% from the 1990 levels by 2050. We examine the potential role of the forests in fulfilling this goal in Finland. We base our analysis on the six scenarios that supported the parliamentary process of preparing Energy and...

Author(s)
Kallio, A. M. I.; Salminen, O.; Sievänen, R.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Journal of Forest Economics, 2016, 23, pp 45-62
Abstract

This paper analyzes the determinants of international trade of wood products, considering three main groups: woodworking products, pulp and paper and wooden furniture. We extend the Heckscher-Ohlin-Vanek (HOV) framework in order to take into account the forest resource endowment as well as...

Author(s)
Koebel, B. M.; Levet, A. L.; Phu Nguyen-Van; Indradev Purohoo; Guinard, L.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Journal of Forest Economics, 2016, 22, pp 24-35
Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine if the establishment of a monetary union in European countries had affected the international trade of forest products between the euro-using countries. A differential gravity model of bilateral trade flows was developed and estimated with panel data for ...

Author(s)
Buongiorno, J.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Journal of Forest Economics, 2015, 21, 4, pp 238-249
Abstract

The aim of this study is to make a preliminary assessment of the applicability of habitat banking in Finland. The pros and cons of the mechanism as well as the most essential aspects from the Finnish perspective are assessed. The study concludes that habitat banking is one of the mechanisms which...

Author(s)
Kniivilä, M.; Kosenius, A. K.; Horne, P.
Publisher
Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics, Metsäntutkimuslaitos (Finnish Forest Research Institute), Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Scandinavian Forest Economics, 2014, No.45, pp 167-172
Abstract

Some aspects of past development are outlined in regard to the identification and classification of nature's benefits nowadays conceptualized as ecosystem services. The knowledge about the multitude and diversity of the useful benefits has grown tremendously and yet a large part of biodiversity is...

Author(s)
Saastamoinen, O.
Publisher
Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics, Metsäntutkimuslaitos (Finnish Forest Research Institute), Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Scandinavian Forest Economics, 2014, No.45, pp 159-166
Abstract

Previous studies on wooden furniture have examined the effect of tangible and intangible product attributes and the role of forest certification on the consumer's furniture choice. However, in the comparative European context there is a research gap in studying furniture consumption from the...

Author(s)
Hakala, I.; Toppinen, A.; Autio, M.
Publisher
Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics, Metsäntutkimuslaitos (Finnish Forest Research Institute), Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Scandinavian Forest Economics, 2014, No.45, pp 103-110
Abstract

Co-operation between different stakeholder groups is found important. Private owners have an important position and privately owned forests form a remarkable resource for forestry in Finland. Sustainable development is followed by several international organizations: for example the United Nations...

Author(s)
Hyytiä, A.
Publisher
Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics, Metsäntutkimuslaitos (Finnish Forest Research Institute), Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Scandinavian Forest Economics, 2014, No.45, pp 63-69

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