J. Keith Gilless

J. Keith Gilless

Title
Dean Emeritus & Professor Emeritus of Forest Economics
Department
Dept of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Dept of Environmental Science, Policy & Management
Research Expertise and Interest
environmental policy, resource economics, forestry, forest economics, wildland fire
Research Description

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.

In the News

November 4, 2020

America on edge: Berkeley scholars’ early election thoughts

UC Berkeley scholars awoke Wednesday, Nov. 4 to signs of a deeply divided U.S. electorate, and no blue wave on the horizon. Despite a surge in early voting, ballots were still being counted in several battleground states. As of noon that day, the race between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden remained too close to call. 
July 1, 2014

Berkeley a big part of new UC initiative on global food needs

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.

In the News

November 4, 2020

America on edge: Berkeley scholars’ early election thoughts

UC Berkeley scholars awoke Wednesday, Nov. 4 to signs of a deeply divided U.S. electorate, and no blue wave on the horizon. Despite a surge in early voting, ballots were still being counted in several battleground states. As of noon that day, the race between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden remained too close to call. 
July 1, 2014

Berkeley a big part of new UC initiative on global food needs

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.

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