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One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison, WI 53726-2398
Phone: (608) 231-9200
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James L. Howard
James L. Howard

James L. Howard

Economics, Statistics and Life Cycle Analysis Research
Unit: FPL-4851
Economist
One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison, WI
United States
53726-2398

Phone: 608-231-9376
jlhoward@fs.fed.us

Research Interest

  • Provide readily available, consistent information on timber, wood products, and paper products industries for forestry and forest industry startegic planning.
  • Provide social economic indicators of forest sustainability for the Montreal Process.


Education

  • Agribusiness Economics, M.S. Alabama A & M University ,
  • University of Wisconsin., B.S. Economics ,

Below are the 58 US Forest Service publications sorted by year. You may re-sort the list by: Title, Date Posted, Category, Publication or Year.

Publication Year: 2017
 
Title: U.S. forest products annual market review and prospects, 2013–2017
Source: Research Note, FPL–RN–0348. Madison, WI; U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 11 p.
Author(s) Howard, James L.; McKeever, David B.; Liang, Shaobo
Year: 2017   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2016
 
Title: Criterion 6 Indicator 28: Total and Per Capita Consumption of Wood and Wood Products in Roundwood Equivalents
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Note, FPL-RN-0338 22 p
Author(s) Howard, James L.; McKeever, David B.; Bilek, Ted
Year: 2016   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Criterion 6, indicator 25: Value and volume of wood and wood products production, including primary and secondary processing
Source: Research Note FPL-RN-0341. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory.
Author(s) Howard, James L.; McKeever, David B.; Bilek, Ted
Year: 2016   view abstract, download publication »
Title: U.S forest products annual market review and prospects, 2012-2016
Source: FPL-RN-0343. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 11 p.
Author(s) Howard, James L.; McKeever, David B.
Year: 2016   view abstract, download publication »
Title: U.S. Timber Production, Trade, Consumption, and Price Statistics, 1965-2013
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Paper FPL-RP-679. 100 p.
Author(s) Howard, James L.; Jones, Kwameka C.
Year: 2016   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2015
 
Title: U.S. Forest Products Annual Market Review and Prospects, 2011-2015
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Note, FPL-RP-0336, 2015
Author(s) Howard, James L.; McKeever, David B.
Year: 2015   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2014
 
Title: U.S. Forest Products Annual Market Review and Prospects 2010-2014
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Note, FPL-RN-0331, 2014; 16 p.
Author(s) Howard, James L.; McKeever, David B.
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2013
 
Title: U.S. Forest Products Annual Market Review and Prospects, 2009-2013
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Note, FPL-RN-0330, 2013: 13 p.
Author(s) Howard, James L.; McKeever, David B.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: U.S. Timber Production, Trade, Consumption and Price Statistics 1965-2011
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Paper, FPL-RP-676, 2013; 99 p.
Author(s) Howard, James L.; Westby, Rebecca M.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2012
 
Title: Status and Trends for the U.S. Forest Products Sector: A Technical Document Supporting the Forest Service 2010 RPA Assessment
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-207. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, 35 p.
Author(s) Skog, Kenneth E.; McKeever, David B.; Ince, Peter J.; Howard, James L.; Spelter, Henry N.; Schuler, Albert T.
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: U S Forest Products Annual Market Review and Prospects, 2008–2012
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Note FPL-RN-0328, 2012
Author(s) Howard, James L.; McKeever, David B.
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2011
 
Title: Criterion 6, Indicator 33: Recovery or Recycling of Forest Products as a Percentage of Total Forest Products Consumption
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Note, FPL-RN-0321, 2011
Author(s) Skog; Ken; Howard; James; Westby; Rebecca
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Criterion 6, Indicator 36: Employment in the Forest Sector
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Note, FPL-RN-0322, 2011
Author(s) Skog, Ken; Howard, James; Westby, Rebecca; Alexander, Susan M.; Bergstrom, John; Cordell, Ken; Hill, Elizabeth
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Criterion 6, Indicator 37: Average Wage Rates, Annual Average Income, and Annual Injury Rates in Major Forest Employment Categories
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Note, FPL-RN-0323, 2011
Author(s) Skog; Ken; Alexander; Susan; Bergstrom; John; Cordell; Ken; Hill; Elizabeth; Howard; James; Westby; Rebecca
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Criterion 6, Indicator 40: Distribution of Revenues Derived from Forest Management
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Note, FPL-RN-0325, 2011
Author(s) Skog; Ken; Howard; James; Westby; Rebecca
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Solid Wood Timber Products Consumption in Major End Uses in the United States, 1950-2009; A Technical Document Supporting the Forest Service 2010 RPA Assessment
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, FPL-GTR-199, 2011
Author(s) McKeever; David B.; Howard; James L.
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Title: U.S. Forest Products Annual Market Review and Prospects, 2007-2011
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Note, FPL-RN-0326, 2011
Author(s) James L. Howard; David B. McKeever
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2010
 
Title: Criterion 6 Indicator 28: Total and Per Capita Consumption of Wood and Wood Products in Round Wood Equivalents
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin, FPL-RN-0317, 2010
Author(s) Howard; James L.; Westby; Rebecca; Skog; Kenneth E.
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Criterion 6, Indicator 25: Value and Volume of Wood and Wood Products Production, Including Primary and Secondary Processing
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, FPL-RN-0316, 2010
Author(s) Howard; James L.; Westby; Rebecca; Skog; Kenneth E.
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Criterion 6, Indicator 30: Value and Volume in Round Wood Equivalents of Exports and Imports of Wood Products
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, FPL-RN-0319, 2010
Author(s) Howard, James; Westby, Rebecca; Skog, Kenneth
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Criterion 6, Indicator 32: Exports as a Share of Wood and Wood Products Production and Imports as a Share of Wood and Wood Products Production
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin, FPL-RN-0318, 2010
Author(s) Howard; James L.; Westby; Rebecca; Skog; Kenneth E.
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: U.S. Forest Products Annual Market Review and Prospects, 2006-2010
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, FPL-RN-0315
Author(s) James L. Howard; David B. McKeever
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2009
 
Title: Reporting Timber Production, Trade, Consumption, and Price Statistics and Trends
Source: FPL RIP-4851-002
Author(s) Howard, James;
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Title: U.S. Forest Products Annual Market Review and Prospects, 2005-2009
Source: FPL-RN-313, June 2009
Author(s) James L. Howard; Rebecca Westby
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Use of Indexing to Update U.S. Annual Timber Harvest by State
Source: FPL-RP-653, February 2009
Author(s) James L. Howard; Enrique Quevedo; Andrew Kramp
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2007
 
Title: U.S. forest products annual market review and prospects, 2004-2008
Source: Research Note FPL-RN-0305. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 8 pages
Author(s) Howard, James L.; Westby, Rebecca
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Title: U.S. timber production, trade, consumption, and price statistics 1965 to 2005
Source: Research Paper FPL-RP-637. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 91 pages.
Author(s) Howard, James L.
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood
Source: In: Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology. New York : John Wiley & Sons, c2007. p. 1-59 (Online posting July 13, 2007.) DOI: 10.1002/0471238961.2315150404211802.a01.pub2; 2007
Author(s) Kretschmann, Winandy, clausen, Wiemann, Bergmann, Rowell, Zerbe, Beecher, White, McKeever, Howard
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2006
 
Title: U.S. forest products annual market review and prospects, 2002-2006
Source: Research Note FPL-RN-0302. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 9 pages
Author(s) Howard, James L.
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2005
 
Title: Estimation of U.S.Timber Harvest Using Roundwood Equivalents
Source: In: USDA FS, Washington Office General Technical Report; WO-GTR-70; 2005
Author(s) Howard
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Title: U.S. forest products annual market review and prospects, 2001-2005.
Source: Research Note FPL-RN-0299. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 11 pages.
Author(s) Howard, James L.
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2004
 
Title: U.S. forest products annual market review and prospects, 2001-2004
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-0292. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, 2004. 9 pages
Author(s) Howard, James L.
Year: 2004   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2003
 
Title: U.S. Timber Production, Trade, Consumption, and Price Statistics 1965-2002
Source: FPL-RP-615 December 2003
Author(s) Howard, James
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2002
 
Title: Projecting recovered paper supply in the United States.
Source: Proceedings of the 2001 Society of American Foresters national convention, Denver, Colorado, September 13-17, 2001. Bethesda, MD : Society of American Foresters, c2002: Pages 464-465.
Author(s) Howard, James L.; Skog, Ken; Ince, Peter J.
Year: 2002   view abstract, download publication »
Title: U.S. Forest products annual market review and prospects, 2000-2003
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-287. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 5 p.
Author(s) Howard, James L.
Year: 2002   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2001
 
Title: Projections of the U.S. timber supply and demand situation to 2050 : draft findings from the USDA Forest Service 2000 RPA Timber Assessment.
Source: Proceedings of the 2000 Society of American Foresters national convention, Washington, DC, November 16-20, 2000. Bethesda, MD : Society of American Foresters, c2001: Pages 451-453.
Author(s) Haynes, Richard; Adams, Darius; Alig, Ralph; Brooks, David; Durbak, Irene; Howard, James; Ince, Peter; McKeever, David; Mills, John; Skog, Ken; Zhou, Xiaoping.
Year: 2001   view abstract, download publication »
Title: U.S. Forest products annual market review and prospects, 1999-2002
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-0282. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 5 pages.
Author(s) Howard, James L.
Year: 2001   view abstract, download publication »
Title: U.S. Timber Production, Trade, Consumption, and Price Statistics 1965-1999
Source: FPL-RP-595, April 2001; Forest Products Laboratory Research Paper
Author(s) Howard, James L.
Year: 2001   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Use and production of solid sawn timbers in the United States
Source: Forest products journal. Vol. 51, nos. 7/8 (July/Aug. 2001).:p. 23-28.
Author(s) Jackson, Gerry.; Howard, James.; Hammett, A. L.
Year: 2001   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2000
 
Title: U.S. Forest Products Annual Market Review and Prospects, 1999-2000
Source: FPL-RN-0278 12/00
Author(s) Howard, James
Year: 2000   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1999
 
Title: U.S. Timber production, trade, consumption, and price statistics 1965-1997
Source: General Technical Report FPL-GTR-116):iv, 76 p. : ill., map ; 28 cm.
Author(s) Howard, James L.
Year: 1999   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1998
 
Title: Wood
Source: Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, Fourth Edition, Volume 25. 1998, pp. 627-664
Author(s) Durbak, I.; Green, Daivd W.; Highley, Terry L.; Howard, James, L.; McKeever, David B.; Miller, Regis B.; Pettersen, Roger C.; Rowell, Roger M.; Simpson, William T.; Skog, Kenneth E.; White, Robert H.; Winandy, Jerrold E.; Zerbe, John I.
Year: 1998   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1997
 
Title: An estimation of opportunity cost for sustainable ecosystems
Source: Proceedings of the XI World Forestry Congress, 13-22 October 1997, Anatalya, pp. 41-47
Author(s) Howard, James L.
Year: 1997   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Factors Influencing the Supply and Demand of OCC
Source: Recycling: A TAPPI PRESS Anthology of Published Papers, Said Abubaakr,Ph.D., Editor, TAPPI PRESS 1997, pp. 467-474
Author(s) Howard, James L.
Year: 1997   view abstract, download publication »
Title: U.S. timber production, trade, consumption, and price statistics, 1963-1994
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-98. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 75 p.
Author(s) Howard, James L.
Year: 1997   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1996
 
Title: Value of timber and agricultural products in the United States, 1991
Source: Forest products journal. Vol. 46, no. 10 (Oct. 1996).:p. 45-50.
Author(s) McKeever, D. B.; Howard, J. L.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1991
 
Title: Oregon's forest products industry: 1988.
Source: Res. Bull. PNW-RB-183. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 100 p
Author(s) Howard, James O.; Ward, Franklin R.
Year: 1991   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Potential Timber Market Impact of Current Wood utilization Research
Source: Forest Products Journal, Vol. 41, no. 7/8, July/Aug. 1991, pp. 44-52
Author(s) Skog, Kenneth; Durbak, Irene; Howard, James; Spelter, Henry; Adams, Darius; Haynes, Richard
Year: 1991   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1990
 
Title: Analysis of High Levels of Wastepaper Use in the U.S. Pulp and Paper Industry, 2000-2040
Source: In: Forestry on the frontier: Proceedings of the 1989 Society of American Foresters national convention; 1989 September 24-27; Spokane, WA. Bethesda, MD: Society of American Foresters; 1990: pp. 332-337
Author(s) Durbak, Irene A.; Howard, James L.; Lange, William J.; Ince, Peter J.
Year: 1990   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Cost and productivity of new technology for harvesting and in-woods processing small-diameter trees.
Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-430. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 44 p
Author(s) Lambert, Michael B; Howard, James O.
Year: 1990   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1989
 
Title: Using Forest Sector Models to Estimate the Potential Impact of Current Wood Utilization Research
Source: In: Proceedings of the forest sector analysis symposium; 1989 August 13-18; Soderfors, Sweden, Uppsala, Sweden: The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; 1989; pp.105-121.
Author(s) Skog, Kenneth; Durbak, Irene; Howard, James; Spelter, Henry; Bradley, Dennis; Adams, Darius; Haynes, Richard
Year: 1989   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Vol. 17, Wood
Source: In: Mark-Bikales-Overgerger-Menges Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Engineering. Volulme 17, Second Edition John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 843-887
Author(s) Wegner, Theodore H.; Baker, Andrew J.; Bendtsen, B. Alan; Highley, Terry L.; Howard, James L.; LeVan, Susan L.; Miller, Regis B.; Minor, James L.; Pettersen, Roger C.; Rowell, Roger M.; Simpson, William T.; Youngquist, John A.; Zinkel, Duane F.
Year: 1989   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1988
 
Title: Impact of Technological Change on Projections of Costs and Recoveries in Wood Products Processing
Source: Healthy forests, healthy world: Proceedings of the 1988 Society of American Foresters national convention; 1988 october 16-19; Rochester, NY. Bethedsa, MD: Society of American Foresters: 332-336
Author(s) Spelter, Henry; Durbak, Irene; Skog, Kenneth; Howard, James; Ince, Peter
Year: 1988   view abstract, download publication »
Title: OPTIMAL DESIGN OF WOODEN FLOOR SUBSYSTEMS
Source: In: 1988 International Conference on Timber Engineering, September 19-22, 1988 Seattle, Washington, Forest Products Research Society; pp.44-52, 1988
Author(s) Laufenberg, Theodore L.; Smith, Howard W.; McCabe, S.L.; Surana, K.
Year: 1988   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Session IVB: Forcasting and Facilitating Adoption of Technological Innovations
Source: In: Executive summaries: 42d annual meeting; 1988 June 19-22; Quebec, Canada. Madison, WI: Forest Products Research Society: 1988; pp. 65-67.
Author(s) Skog, Kenneth; Ince, Peter; Durbak, Irene; Howard, James
Year: 1988   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1986
 
Title: Estimators and characteristics of logging residue in California.
Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-355. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 82 p
Author(s) Howard, James O.; Bulgrin, Julianne K.
Year: 1986   view abstract, download publication »
Title: The Forest Products Laboratory Wood Products Production Index
Source: FPL-RP-473, May 1986; Forest Products Laboratory Research Paper
Author(s) Howard, James L.; Stone, Robert N.; Skog, Kenneth E.
Year: 1986   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1985
 
Title: Wood products use by coal mines
Source: Forest Prod. J. Volume 35, Number 6, 1985; pp. 45-52.
Author(s) Stone, Robert N.; Risbrudt, Christopher; Howard, James
Year: 1985   view abstract, download publication »
Research Projects serving in the role of Principal Investigator
 
Project NameStart DateEnd Date
 
Provide market information for timber, wood products, and paper products industries for forestry and forest industry strategic planning

Total affiliated publications: 9
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