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Henry Eichman

Henry Eichman


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559-246-9723 (CT)

Duluth, MN


  • Resource, Environmental and Regional Economics – including financial and economic efficiency analyses, non-market valuation, and IMPLAN analysis
  • Social Analysis
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) - socioeconomic analyses for Environmental Impact Statements and Environmental Assessments.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Colorado College
  • Master of Science, Agricultural and Resource Economics, Oregon State University

Professional Publications

  • Eichman, H., Hunt, G.L. , Kerkvliet, J., and A.J. Plantinga. 2010. Local Employment Growth, Migration, and Public Land Policy: Evidence from the Northwest Forest Plan.  Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics  35(2):316-333.
  • Plantinga, A.J., Alig, R.J., Eichman, H., and D.J. Lewis. 2007. Linking Land-Use Projections and Forest Fragmentation Analysis. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-570. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Station. 41 p.
  • Eichman, H. 2006. Northwest forest plan effects on county net migration and employment growth: causality of policy variables, timing of response, relevant time periods, rural vs. metro policy effects and effects on industry employment. Masters Thesis. Agricultural and Resource Economics, Oregon State University, Corvallis. 144 p.


Prior to joining TEAMS in 2007, Henry worked for five years with federal and state agencies on raptor research efforts and as an economist.  In 2004 Henry began graduate studies focusing on resource and environmental economics at Oregon State University (OSU).  At OSU he worked as a research assistant funded by the Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station, and examined the socioeconomics of forest fragmentation and the Northwest Forest Plan.  In 2006 he began work as an economist with BLM and has provided social and economic support for site specific and programmatic planning efforts in Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, North Dakota, South Dakota and Washington States. Henry has continued working for Bureau of Land Management with TEAMS in addition to providing support for Forest Service projects and planning efforts throughout the nation.

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