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The economic and geographic impact of national forest land on counties in southern Illinois.Author(s): David Spencer; Ronald I. Beazley
Source: Research Paper NC-172. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionAnalyzes the impact of the Shawnee National Forest on the socioeconomic structure of 11 counties in southern Illinois. Includes a factor analysis model as well as an assessment of tax losses to local government as a result of the National Forest.
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CitationSpencer, David; Beazley, Ronald I. 1979. The economic and geographic impact of national forest land on counties in southern Illinois. Research Paper NC-172. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsproperty taxes, factor analysis, public land, revenue sharing, marginal agriculture, local government, Shawnee National Park
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