U.S. Forest Service projections of timber markets are reviewed to illustrate that whether a timber deficit can be said to be forthcoming depends on what one believes "should be" rather than what "will be."
Document Type: Journal Article
Professor of Forest Economics and Policy, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Publication date: May 1, 1978
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