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Every state in the U.S. has a property tax program that lowers taxes for forest landowners. Greg Frey and Stephanie Snyder of the USDA Forest Service, with Justin Meier, Michael Kilgore, and Charlie Blinn of the University of Minnesota recently published two papers that build on their previous analysis of all fifty state property tax programs.
- Allocation versus completion: Explaining the distribution of the Forest Development Program fund in North Carolina
Chizmar, Stephanie; Parajuli, Rajan; Frey, Gregory E.; Bardon, Robert E.; Sills, Erin.
- The FOrest Resource Outlook Model (FOROM): a technical document supporting the Forest Service 2020 RPA Assessment
Johnston, Craig M.T.; Guo, Jinggang; Prestemon, Jeffrey P.
- The Implications of Learning on Bidding Behavior in a Repeated First Price Conservation Auction with Targeting
James, Natasha; Lundberg, Liv; Sills, Erin.
- Producers, production, marketing, and sales of non-timber forest products in the United States: a review and synthesis
Frey, Gregory E.; Chamberlain, James L.; Jacobson, Michael G.
- Economic viability of community-based forest management for certified timber production in southeastern Tanzania
Frey, Gregory E.; Charnley, Susan; Makala, Jasper.