Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Urban Studies and Planning Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Center for Urban Studies Publications and Reports

1987

Plywood industry -- Economic aspects -- Oregon

Articles 1 - 1 of 1

Full-Text Articles in Urban Studies and Planning

Structural Analysis Of The Pacific Northwest Lumber And Plywood Industries, James G. Strathman, Anthony M. Rufolo, M. Hossein Haeri Jan 1987

Structural Analysis Of The Pacific Northwest Lumber And Plywood Industries, James G. Strathman, Anthony M. Rufolo, M. Hossein Haeri

Center for Urban Studies Publications and Reports

The lumber and plywood industries in the Pacific Northwest were particularly affected by the 1979-1982 construction recession. A subsequent recovery in output has occurred, but employment levels have remained relatively depressed. The potential for a planned reduction in the amount of timber sold from the national forests in the region also exists, giving rise to some uncertainty about the future prospects for these industries. This paper identifies the major structural factors affecting the performance of lumber and plywood producers in the region. It then proceeds to develop and simulate a set of alternative scenarios covering the 1986-1990 period to examine ...