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    Author(s): Wilbur R. Maki; Con H Schallau; Bennett B. Foster; Clair H. Redmond
    Date: 1986
    Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-361. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 22 p
    Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
    Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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    Employment and earnings in Alabama's forest products industry, like those of most Southern States, grew significantly between 1970 and 1980. The forest products industry accounted for a larger share of the State's economic base. in 1980 than in 1970. Of the 13 Southern States, only 5 had more forest products industry employment than Alabama. Moreover, during this period, the State increased its share of the Nation's forest products industry employment and earnings. Paper and allied products had the highest productivity and experienced the largest increase in productivity between 1972 and 1977.

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    Maki, Wilbur R.; Schallau, Con H; Foster, Bennett B.; Redmond, Clair H. 1986. Alabama''s forest products industry: performance and contribution to the State''s economy, 1970 to 1980. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-361. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 22 p

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    Forest products industries, economics (forest products industries), Alabama.

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