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E. A. Martin Hagfors

Über die ökonomischen Ziele bei der Bewirtschaftung der Wälder

Hagfors E.A. (1929). Über die ökonomischen Ziele bei der Bewirtschaftung der Wälder. Acta Forestalia Fennica vol. 35 no. 3 article id 7258. https://doi.org/10.14214/aff.7258

English title: On the economic objectives of the commercial use of forest.


The article has two parts: the first are the common principles of forestry and forest economics and the second part presents different theories of forest economics. The aim of the study is to find out how the best possible economic result can be achieved from forest management and use of forest resources.

The first part presents the economic foundations of forestry; the division between following the concept of economic profitability in forestry and forest management; concepts of capital and operating result in forestry; and productivity and profitability. It discusses the idea of economy as a dynamic entity instead of static.

In the second part the different economic theories related to forestry and forest economics are presented. Theory on the highest interest on forest capital, theory of sustained yield management system, land rent theory, theory on forest profitability and dynamic economic theory are discussed.      

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Original keywords
Ökönomische Theorie; Waldökonomie; Waldwirtschaft; Wirtschaftstheorie; Rentabilität

English keywords
economic theory; forest economy; forest economics; forestry; profitability

Published in 1929

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