The Rate of Interest in Forest Management
Abstract:The long-range planning involved in forestry makes the problem of interest rates important to the forest manager. What is the best land to buy? The optimum growing stock? How much money should be spent on fire protection? The author reviews the thinking of economic theorists on interest as it applies to questions like these.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Forest economist, Southern Forest Experiment Station, New Orleans, La.
Publication date: January 1, 1950
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- The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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