Adams, Darius

Position Type: 
Job Title: 
Professor Emeritus
Forest Engineering, Resources & Management
Phone Number: 
(541) 207-7614
PhD, 1972, Wildland Resource Science, UC-Berkeley
MS, 1968, Forest Science, Yale University
BS, 1966, Forest Management, Humboldt State University
Research Interests: 
  • Forest Economics
  • Forest Policy, Public
Forest economics, modeling and analysis of forest products markets, econometrics, forest policy
Current Programs include: Forest sector modeling; estimating the impacts of carbon sequestration strategies through tree planting; price-based substitution of wood and non-wood products
Selected Publications: 
  1. Crandall MS, DM Adams, CA Montgomery, D Smith. The Potential Rural Development Impacts of Utilizing Non-Merchantable Forest Biomass. Forest Policy and Economics (forthcoming).
  2. Latta GS, DM Adams, KP Bell, JD 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 65:1–8.
  3. Haim D, DM Adams, EM White. 2014. Determinants of demand for wood products markets in the U.S. construction sector: an econometric analysis of a system of demand equations. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 44(10):1217-1226.
  4. White EM, G Latta, RJ Alig, KE Skog, DM Adams. 2013. Biomass Production from the U.S. Forest and Agriculture Sectors in Support of a Renewable Electricity Standard. Energy Policy 58(2013): 64-74.
  5. Adams DM, CA Montgomery. 2013. “Economic Analysis of Forest Products Markets,” Chapter136 in Shogren, J (ed.), Encyclopedia of Energy, Natural Resource and Environmental Economics. Elsevier Science, San Diego.
  6. Chimeli AB, Boyd RG, DM Adams. 2012. International Timber Markets and Tropical Deforestation: The Evidence from Prices. Applied Economics 44(10): 1303-1314.
  7. Adams DM, R Alig, G Latta, EM White. 2011. Regional impacts of a program for private forest carbon offset sales. Journal of Forestry 109(8):444-453.
  8. Temesgen H, B Eskelson, TC Maness, DM Adams, HE Burkhart. 2011. Teaching in contemporary forest resources curricula: applications to courses in forest measurements and biometrics. Journal of Forestry 109(7):371-377.
  9. Latta GS, DM Adams, RJ Alig, E White. 2011. Simulated Effects of Mandatory versus Voluntary Participation in Private Forest Carbon Offset Markets in the United States. Journal of Forest Economics 17:127-141.
  10. Sjølie HK, GS Latta, DM Adams, B Solberg. 2011. Impacts of agent information assumptions in forest sector modeling. Journal of Forest Economics 17: 169-184.
  11. Im E, DM Adams, GS Latta. 2010. The Impacts of Changes in Federal Timber Harvest on Forest Carbon Sequestration in Western Oregon. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40: 1710-1723.
  12. Baker JS, BA McCarl, BC Murray, SK Rose, RJ Alig, D Adams, G Latta, R Beach, and A Daigneault. 2010. Net Farm Income and Land Use under a U.S. Greenhouse Gas Cap and Trade. Policy Issues (P17) 7:1-5
  13. Alig R, G Latta, D Adams, B McCarl. 2010. Mitigating Greenhouse Gases: The Importance of Land Base Interactions Among Forests, Agriculture, and Residential Development in the Face of Changes in Bioenergy and Carbon Prices. Forest Policy and Economics 12:67–75.
  14. Latta G, H Temesgen, D Adams, T Barrett. 2010. Analysis of Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Forests of the United States Pacific Northwest. Forest Ecology and Management 259:720-729.
  15. Thompson, M., D. Adams, and K. N. Johnson. 2009. The albedo effect and forest carbon offset design. Journal of Forestry 107(8):425-431.
  16. Thompson, M., D. Adams, J. Sessions. 2009. Radiative Forcing and the Optimal Rotation Age. Ecological Economics 68(August):2713-2720.
  17. Helvoigt, T. L. and D. M. Adams. 2009. A stochastic frontier analysis of technical progress, efficiency change and productivity growth in the US Pacific Northwest sawmill industry. Journal of Forest Policy and Economics 11:280–287.
  18. Helvoigt, T. L. and D. M. Adams. 2008. Data envelopment analysis of technical efficiency and productivity growth in the US Pacific Northwest sawmill industry. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 38(10):2553-2565.
  19. Adams, DM, RW Haynes (eds.) 2007. Resource and Market Projections for Forest Policy Development: Twenty-Five Years of Experience with the U.S. RPA Timber Assessment. Springer Science + Business Media, Dordrecht. 589 pp.