Forestry and Irish economic and social development.

  • Frank Convery Dept. of Forestry Economics, College of Forestry, State University of New York at Syracuse University.
Keywords: Forestry policy, cost benefit, social policy, economic development, economic policy, timber processing industry, environment, forestry investment.


An attempt is made to indicate the role that the present and potential outputs of Ireland'sl state) forests can play in the achievement of the country's long-term social and economic objectives. This is an essential first step in the evaluation of forestry investment4 in the context of an overall macro-planning framework. This is not a highly quantified analysis, and no effort is made to justify (or otherwise) a particular level of expenditure on forestry...
How to Cite
Convery, F. (1970) “Forestry and Irish economic and social development.”, Irish Forestry. Available at: (Accessed: 22September2023).