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Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management

NREM Faculty - Dr. Omkar Joshi

Assistant Professor

Contact
549 Ag Hall (office)
008C Ag Hall  (address)
Stillwater, OK 74078
(405) 744-5614
omkar.joshi@okstate.edu

Educational Background
BS:Tribhuwan University, 2002; Forestry
MS:University of Arkansas-Monticello, 2009; Forest Policy and Economics
PhD:Mississippi State University, 2013; Forest Management and Economics

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Curriculum Vitae

Teaching

  • NREM 4323: Timber Management
  • NREM 4333: Forest Resource Management: Planning and Decision-Making

Research Interests:

  • Ecosystem Services valuation of forest and other natural resources
  • Human dimensions and economics related issues in natural resources
  • Wood-based and other renewable energy issues
  • Wildlife and energy economics

Publications:

1.Joshi, O., N.C. Poudyal, and L. Larson. 2016. The influence of socio-political, natural and cultural factors on international tourism growth: A cross-country panel analysis. Environment, Development and Sustainability. 18(1):1-14.

2. Parajuli, R, D. Lamichhane, and O. Joshi. 2015. Is Nepal’s Community Forestry a Viable Program to Rural Poor Households? A cost-benefit analysis of the community forestry in Mid-hills of Nepal. Journal of Forest Research. 1-9:Doi: 10.1007/s10310-015-0501-6

3. Joshi, O., D.L. Grebner, and P. Khanal. 2015. Status of urban wood waste and their potential use for bioenergy in Mississippi. Resources, Conservation & Recycling.102:20-26.

4. Joshi, O., Grebner, D, J. Henderson, and S. Gruchy. 2015. Landowner willingness for biomass harvesting and extension needs. Journal of Extension.53 (2):2FEA. Available at: http://www.joe.org/joe/2015april/a3.php

5. Joshi, O., D.L. Grebner, I.A. Munn, and R. C. Grala. 2015. Factors affecting landowner decision to adopt a management plan: a recursive bivariate probit approach. International Journal of Forestry Research. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/926303.

6. Joshi, O., D.L. Grebner, I.A. Munn, S. Grado, and R.Grala, A. Hussain. 2014. Factors influencing utilization of woody biomass from wood processing facilities in Mississippi. Forest Products Journal. 64(1-2):64-71.

7. Poudyal, N.C., O. Joshi, D. Hodges, and K. Hoyt. 2014. Factors related with NIPF landowners’ forest conversion decision in Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee. Forest Science. 60(5):988-993.

8. Joshi, O., D.L. Grebner, I.A. Munn, A. Hussain and S. Gruchy. 2013. Understanding landowner Preferences for Woody Biomass Harvesting: A choice-experiment based approach. Forest Science. 59(3):549-558.

9. Joshi, O., D.L. Grebner, J. Henderson, S. Grado, and Ian. A Munn. 2013. Input-output modelling of some wood-based bioenergy industries in Mississippi. Forest Products Journal. 62(7/8):528-537.

10. Joshi, O., D.L. Grebner, A. Hussain, and S. Grado. 2013. Landowner Knowledge and Willingness to Supply Woody Biomass for Wood-Based Bioenergy: Sample Selection Approach. Journal of Forest Economics. 19(2): 97-109.

11. Gruchy, S., D.L. Grebner, I.A. Munn, O. Joshi, and A. Hussain. 2012. An Assessment of Nonindustrial Private Forest landowner willingness to harvest woody biomass in support of Bioenergy production in Mississippi: A Contingent Rating Approach. Forest Policy and Economics. 15: 140-145.

12. Joshi, O., and S.R. Mehmood. 2011. Factors Affecting Nonindustrial Private Forest Landowners’ Willingness to Supply Woody Biomass for Bioenergy. Biomass and Bioenergy. 35(1): 186-192.

13. Joshi, O., and S.R. Mehmood. 2011. Segmenting Southern Nonindustrial private forest landowners on the basis of their management objectives and motivations for wood-based bioenergy. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry. 35(2):87-92.

14. Joshi O. 2005. Convention on Biodiversity and access to genetic resources: International regime and our experiences. Banko Janakari. 15(2): 59-63.

B. Book Chapters (peer reviewed)

1. Grebner, D.L., R.K. Grala, O. Joshi, and G. Perez-Verdin. 2015. Physical and economic aspects of assessing woody biomass availability for bioenergy production. In: Handbook of Bioenergy. Springer International Publishing, 2015. 299-321.

C. Extension related Publications

1. Edgar, C., O. Joshi., R. Zehnder., B. Carraway., and E. Taylor. 2015. Harvest trend 2014. Texas A&M Forest Service publication. 22 p.

2. Joshi, O., E. Taylor., and S. Harrington. 2015. Estate Planning for Texas Family Forest Owners. Texas A&M Forest Service publication. 3 p.

3. Joshi, O., C. Edgar. 2015. Texas Timber Market: A Look at 2014. Texas A&M Forest Service Publication. 1 p.

4. Edgar, C.,O. Joshi., R. Zehnder., B. Carraway., and E. Taylor. 2014. Harvest trend 2013. Texas A&M Forest Service publication. 22 p.

5. Joshi, O., C. Edgar., R. Zehnder., and B. Carraway. 2014. Economic Impact of the Texas Forest Sector, 2012. Texas A&M Forest Service Publication. 12 p.

6. Joshi, O. 2013. Valuation of an immature timber stand: three step approach. Texas A&M Forest Service publication. 5p.

7. Edgar, C., O. Joshi, and B. Carraway. 2013. Harvest trend 2012. Texas A&M Forest Service publication. 22 p

8. O. Joshi. 2013-15. Texas timber price trend bimonthly report. Texas A&M Forest Service publication. 4 p (published in every two months).