All Research Reports (118)
Non-labor income (NLI) is one of the largest and fastest growing sources of income in the West, constituting 34 percent of total personal income in 2011; and 60 percent of net growth in real personal income during the last decade.
This report compares how local governments receive production tax revenue from unconventional oil extraction across seven major oil-producing states: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wyoming.
This paper demonstrates that when fossil fuel development plays a prominent, long-term role in local western economies there are negative effects on per capita income, crime rates, and educational attainment.
Wildfires are becoming more severe and expensive. This report describes how the protection of homes in the Wildland-Urban Interface has added to these costs and concludes with a brief discussion of solutions that may help control escalating costs.
This summary analyzes the West’s economy, the region’s economic performance, and what is driving economic growth.
This post summarizes our analysis of recent Senate and House bills; a single payment proposal to combine SRS, revenue sharing, and PILT; testimony before the U.S. Senate; and interactive maps that show commercial activities on National Forests.
This report provides an initial analysis of the potential economic impact of protecting the Owyhee Canyonlands area in Malheur County.
Explore and Download National Forest Gross Receipts Statistics
Explore and Download National Forest Cut & Sold Report Statistics