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College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1138
Moscow, ID 83844-1138

Phone: 208-885-8981

Fax: 208-885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

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Greg Latta

Greg Latta, Ph.D.

Assistant Research Professor of Forest Economics and Interim Director of Policy Analysis Group

Office

CNR 17B

Phone

541-619-9212

Mailing Address

Department of Natural Resources and Society
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1139
Moscow, ID 83844-1139

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway, Forest and Resource Economics, 2013
  • M.S., Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, Forest Resources, 2000
  • B.A., University California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, Economics , 1992

Research Interests

  • Forest Products Markets
  • Forest, Energy, and Climate Policy Modeling
  • Growth & Yield and Harvest Scheduling

  • Pokharel, R., and G. Latta. 2020. A network analysis to identify forest merchantability limitations across the United States. Forest Policy and Economics. 116(2020):102181.
  • Wade, C., J. Baker, G. Latta, and S. Ohrel. 2019. Evaluating Potential Sources of Aggregation Bias with a Structural Optimization Model of the U.S. Forest Sector. Journal of Forest Economics. 34(3-4):337-366.
  • Jones, J.P.H., J.S. Baker, K. Austin, G. Latta, C. Wade, Y. Cai, L. Aramayo-Lipa, R. Beach, S. Ohrel, S. Ragnauth, J. Creason, and J. Cole. 2019. Importance of cross-sector interactions when projecting forest carbon across alternative socioeconomic futures. Journal of Forest Economics. 34(3-4):205-231.
  • Wade, C., J. Baker, G. Latta, S. Ohrel, and J. Allpress. 2019. Projecting the spatial distribution of possible planted forest expansion in the United States. Journal of Forestry. 117(6)560-578.
  • Pokharel, R., R.K. Grala, D.L. Grebner, S.C. Grado, J. Poudel, and G. Latta. 2019. Availability of logging residues and likelihood of its utilization for electricity production. Journal of Forestry. 117(6)543-559.
  • Galik, C., G. Latta and C. Gambino. 2019. Piecemeal or combined? Assessing greenhouse gas mitigation spillovers in US forest and agriculture policy portfolios. Climate Policy. 19(10): 1270-1283.
  • Baker, J.S., N. Forsell, G. Latta, and B. Sohngen. 2019. State of the Art Methods to Project Forest Carbon Stocks. Journal of Forest Economics. 34(1-2): 1-5.
  • Martinkus, N., G. Latta, S.A.M Rijkhoff, D. Mueller, S. Hoard, D. Sasatani, F. Pierobon, and M. Wolcott. 2019. A Multi-Criteria Decision Support Tool for Biorefinery Siting: Using Economic, Environmental, and Social metrics for a Refined Siting Analysis. Biomass and Bioenergy. 128(2019):105330.
  • Adams, D.M., G.S. Latta, M.S. Crandall, and I. Guerrero. 2019. Projecting biomass supplies for liquid biofuel production in western Oregon and western Washington, USA. Forest Policy and Economics 106(2019):101957.
  • Chudy, R., H.K. Sjølie, G.S. Latta, and B. Solberg. 2019. Effects on forest products markets of second-generation biofuel production based on biomass from boreal forests: a case study from Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 34(3): 218-227.
  • Lewis, K.C., E.K. Newes, S.O. Peterson, M.N. Pearlson, E.A. Lawless, K. Brandt, D. Camenzind, M.P. Wolcott, B.C. English, G.S. Latta, A. Malwitz, J.I. Hileman, N.L. Brown, and Z. Haq. 2019. U.S. alternative jet fuel deployment scenario analyses identifying key drivers and geospatial patterns for the first billion gallons. Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining 13(3): 471-485.
  • Larson, J., J. Baker, G. Latta, S. Ohrel, and C. Wade. 2018. Modeling international trade of forest products: application of PPML to a gravity model of trade. Forest Products Journal 68(3):303-316.
  • Martinkus, N., G. Latta, K.L. Brandt, and M.P. Wolcott. 2018. A multi-criteria decision analysis approach to facility siting in a wood-based depot-and-biorefinery supply chain model. Frontiers in Energy Research, section Bioenergy and Biofuels. 6(124)1-16.
  • Baker, J., A. Crouch, Y. Cai, G. Latta, S. Ohrel, J. Jones, and A. Latané. 2018. Logging residue supply and costs for electricity generation: potential variability and policy considerations. Energy Policy 116(2018):397-409.
  • Latta, G., J. Baker and S. Ohrel. 2018. A land use and resource allocation (LURA) modeling system for projecting localized forest CO⁠2 effects of alternative macroeconomic futures. Forest Policy and Economics 87(2018):35-48.
  • Martinkus, N., G. Latta, T. Morgan, and M. Wolcott. 2017. A comparison of methodologies for estimating delivered forest residue volume and cost to a wood-based biorefinery. Biomass and Bioenergy 106(2017): 83-94.
  • Sjølie, H.K., G.S. Latta, and B. Solberg. 2016. Combining backcasting with forest sector projection models to provide paths into the future bioeconomy. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 31(7): 708-718.
  • Latta, G., Plantinga, A., and M. Sloggy. 2016. The effects of Internet use on global demand for paper products. Journal of Forestry 114(4): 433-440.
  • Galik, C.S., R.C. Abt, G. Latta, A. Méley and J.D. Henderson. 2016. Meeting renewable energy and land use objectives through public-private biomass supply partnerships. Applied Energy. 172(15 June 2016): 264-274.
  • Latta, G.S., Adams, D.M., Bell, K.P., and J.D. Kline. 2016. Evaluating land-use and private forest management responses to a potential forest carbon offset sales program in western Oregon (USA). Forest Policy and Economics 65(1): 1-8.
  • Galik, C.S., R.C. Abt, G. Latta, and T. Vegh. 2015. The environmental and economic effects of regional bioenergy policy in the southeastern US. Energy Policy. 85(2015): 335-346.
  • Sjølie, H.K., G.S. Latta, E. Trømborg, T.F. Bolkesjø, and B. Solberg. 2015. An assessment of forest sector modeling approaches: conceptual differences and quantitative comparison. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 30(1): 60-72.

Contact Us

College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1138
Moscow, ID 83844-1138

Phone: 208-885-8981

Fax: 208-885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Natural Resources

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