Professor of Forest Economics & Management
Environmental Science, Policy & Management
gilless@berkeley.edu
(510) 642-7171

Research Expertise and Interest

environmental policy, resource economics, forestry, forest economics, wildland fire

Description

<p>My research interests are in the application of economics and systems analysis to forest resource economics and management problems. My research program has included work on econometric forecasting for forest industries, international trade in forest products, analysis of resource-dependent local economies, forestry development, harvest scheduling models, and wildland fire protection planning.</p>

In Research News

July 1, 2014

The University of California is launching an initiative to marshal resources across the UC campuses — including Berkeley’s 90 courses, 150 faculty and staff and multiple institutes and centers devoted to the study of agriculture and food — to address global food challenges.

November 15, 2011

The University of California will double the size of its research forests as a result of a land donation approved Nov. 16 in Sacramento. The transfer is the largest single acquisition of forestland in the University’s history.

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