Efficiency Checks of Woodworking SMEs

RERAM's ‘Enterprise Efficiency Check’ carried out with a group of SMEs in...

R2I Research to Innovation Cluster

RERAM belongs to a cluster of EU funded FP7-INCO projects supporting the link between...

IIWH International Institute of Forestry and Wood Industries e.V. (Coordinator)

The Wald-Zentrum / IIWH is a German competence centre in forestry, wood-based industries...


The RERAM project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under the grant agreement no. 609573.

Wald-Zentrum / IIWH
International Institute of Forestry and Wood Industries e.V.

Literature references

Osses T., Kies U., Schulte A. (2013). Regional shifts of employment growth in the European wood-based panel and furniture industries. International Forestry Review 15(1), 82-97.  pdf


Rusche K., Kies U., Schulte A. (2011). Measuring spatial co-agglomeration patterns by extending ESDA techniques. Jahrbuch Regionalwissenschaften 31, 11–25.  pdf


Kies U., Klein D., Schulte A. (2010). Germany’s forest cluster: exploratory spatial data analysis of regional agglomerations and structural change in wood-based employment – Primary wood processing. Forstarchiv 81(6), 236-245.  pdf


Kies U. (2010). Germany's forest sector: national benchmarks, regional clusters and the role of network initiatives. EFI Annual Conference 2010, Scientific Seminar, Dresden, Sep 16, 2010.  pdf


Kiyko O., Yakuba M., Voytovich I., Schulte, A., Kies U., Klein D. (2009). Cluster analysis of Ukrainian forest complex development prospects [in Ukrainian]. Research Bulletin 2009(19): 20-28, Ukrainian National Forestry University, Lviv, Ukraine. pdf


Voytovich I., Kiyko O., Yakuba M., Schulte A., Kies U., Klein D., (2009). Determine quantity of wooden wastes in forest complex of Carpathian region of Ukraine. Forestry, Forest, Paper and Woodworking Industry 35, Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine. Kiew, UA. 84-89. Mrz 2010.


UNFU / IIWH / FORZA (2008). Cluster analysis of the forest and wood-based industries of the Carpathian region of Ukraine and recommendations for cluster management. Ukraine National Forestry University, FORZA Swiss-Ukrainian Forest Development Project in Transcarpathia, IIWH International Institute of Forestry and Wood-based Industries NRW e.V., University of Münster. Summary report 2008. Lviv, Ukraine.  pdf


Klein, D.; Kies, U.; Schulte, A. (2009). Regional employment trends of wood-based industries in Germany’s forest cluster: a comparative shift-share analysis of post-reunification development. European Journal of Forestry Research 128, 205–219.  pdf


Kies U., Mrosek T., Schulte A. (2008). A statistics-based method for cluster analysis of the forest sector at the national and subnational level in Germany. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 23(5): 445-457.  pdf

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