Policy Analysis for the Forest and Agriculture Sectors



FASOM 2005 Full Model Documentation

FASOM 2010 Updated Model Documentation



Adams, D., R. Alig, G. Latta, and E. White. In press. Regional impacts of a program for private forest carbon offset sales. Journal of Forestry
Latta, G., D. Adams, R. Alig, and E. White. In press.  Simulated effects of mandatory versus voluntary participation in private forest carbon offset markets in the United States. Journal Forest Economics.

R Alig, G. Latta, D. Adams, and B. McCarl. 2010. Mitigating Greenhouse Gases:  The Importance of Land Base Interactions Among Forests, Agriculture, and Residential Development in the Face of Changes in Bioenergy and Carbon Prices. Forest Policy and Economics 12(1): 67-75.

Alig, R.J., D.M. Adams, and B.A. McCarl. 2002. Projecting impacts of global climate change on the U.S. forest and agriculture sectors. Forest Ecology and Management 169:3-14.
Alig, R.J., D.M. Adams, B.A. McCarl, and P.J. Ince. 2000. Economic potential of short-rotation woody crops on agricultural land for pulp fiber production in the United States. Forest Products Journal 50(5):67-74.
McCarl, B.A., D.M. Adams, R.J. Alig, D. Burton and C. Chen. 2000. Effects of global climate change on the US forest sector: response functions derived from a dynamic resource and market simulator. Climate Research 15(3):195-205.
Adams, D.M., R.J. Alig, B.A. McCarl, J.M. Callaway, and S.M. Winnett. 1999. Minimum Cost Strategies for Sequestering Carbon in Forests. Land Economics. 75 (3):360-74.
Adams, D.M., R.J. Alig, B.A. McCarl, S.M. Winnett, and J.M. Callaway. 1998. The effects of factor supply assumptions on intertemporal timber supply behavior: the cases of investable funds and land. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 28:239-247.
Alig, R., D. Adams, and B. McCarl. 1998. Ecological and economic impacts of forest policies: Interactions across forestry and agriculture. Ecological Economics 27: 63-78.
Alig, R., D. Adams, B. McCarl, J. Callaway, and S. Winnett. 1997. Assessing effects of mitigation strategies for global climate change with an intertemporal model of the U.S. forest and agriculture sectors. Environmental and Resource Economics 9: 259-274.
Adams, D.M., R.J. Alig, J.M. Callaway, B.A. McCarl, and S.M. Winnett. 1996a. The Forest and Agriculture Sector Optimization Model (FASOM): Model Structure and Policy Applications. USDA, Forest Service, PNW Research Station, General Technical Report PNW-RP-495, Portland, OR.
Adams, D.M., R.J. Alig, B.A. McCarl, J.M. Callaway, and S.M. Winnett. 1996b. An analysis of the impacts of public timber harvest policies on private forest management in the U.S. Forest Science 42(3): 343-358.