Fourth International Faustmann Symposium

Welcome to

the Fourth International Faustmann Symposium

Forest Economics under Multiple Challenges

September 9-12, 2012
Tunturihotelli, Saariselkä
Lapland, Finland


The Themes of the Symposium are

  1. New theoretical developments of deterministic and stochastic even- and uneven-aged models for better understanding of the economics of forest resources management.
  2. Empirical and practical applications for optimal timber production at the stand, forest and regional levels, including studies on tropical forestry and agroforestry.
  3. Studies that integrate timber production with preferences for recreation, landscape aesthetics, biodiversity and other forest values, including economic studies on forestry and climate change.
  4. Multidisciplinary ecological-economic approaches for understanding forest policy and management and new developments in the forest sector.

Call for Papers

The Symposium organizers are particularly interested in encouraging both theoreticians and practitioners in the field of forest economics, as well as economists and forest scientists with closely related interests to participate in the Symposium.

Any questions regarding the call for papers may be directed to either to Olli Tahvonen (, Dick Brazee (, Peter Deegen ( or Gonzalo Paredes (

 Abstracts (or papers) must be submitted by May 30, 2012 to Olli Tahvonen at Abstracts (or papers) should be in English. Authors will be notified regarding acceptance by June 5, 2012.