A World Model of the Demand for Paper and Paperboard
The objective of this study is to develop and evaluate econometric models describing the long-term development of demand for paper products, which could be used for simulation, policy evaluation, and long-term projections, on a global scale as well as for regions and individual countries. The study is intended to cover a relatively large sample of countries on varying levels of economic development. This means, however, that the availability of data sets rather restrictive limits on the model building. The basic approach in this paper is the same as that by Buongiorno (1978). The final model chosen here for projections and simulations of demand is, however, somewhat different from Buongiorno's model. In addition, a number of alternative model specifications were explored and evaluated. For. Sci. 33(1): 185-196.
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Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Trade Union Institute for Economic Research, Wallingatan 38, S-11124, Stockholm, Sweden
Publication date: 1987-03-01
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