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    Author(s): Con H. Schallau; Wilbur R. Maki; Bennett B. Foster; Clair H. Redmond
    Date: 1986
    Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-354. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 28 p
    Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
    Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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    Employment and earnings in Kentucky's forest products industry, like those of most Southern States, grew significantly between 1970 and 1980. In fact, Kentucky's share of the Nation's forest products employment and earnings increased during this period. In 1980, lumber and wood products accounted for the largest share of the industry's employment, but paper and allied products had more earnings. Furthermore, in 1977, pulp and allied products had higher productivity than either lumber and wood products, or wood furniture.

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    Schallau, Con H.; Maki, Wilbur R.; Foster, Bennett B.; Redmond, Clair H. 1986. Kentucky''s forest products industry: performance and contribution to the state''s economy, 1970 to 1980. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-354. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 28 p

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    forest products industries, economics (forest products industries), Kentucky

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