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General Technical Report

Title: Nonmarket Economic Impacts of Forest Insect Pests: A Literature Review

Author: Rosenberger, Randall S.; Smith, Eric L.

Date: 1997

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-164-www. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station; 38 p.

Station ID: GTR-PSW-164

Description: This report summarizes the results of research on the nonmarket economic impacts of forest insect pests. The majority of the research reports are journal articles or fulfillment of three USDA Forest Service research contracts. This report also reviews the foundations for methodologies used and classifies the forest insect pests studied, the regions in which research has been conducted, the designated land-use areas, the stakeholders, the values, the measurement methods used, and the measures of value indicators. Information on each research project is described with relevant information condensed in tabular form.

Key Words: forest insects, nonmarket valuation, economic methods, forest health.

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Rosenberger, Randall S.; Smith, Eric L.  1997.  Nonmarket Economic Impacts of Forest Insect Pests: A Literature Review   Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-164-www. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station; 38 p.

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