Forecasting ski demand: comparing learning curve and varying parameter coefficient approaches

@inproceedings{Riddington1999ForecastingSD,
  title={Forecasting ski demand: comparing learning curve and varying parameter coefficient approaches},
  author={G. Riddington},
  year={1999}
}
Demand for skiing expanded rapidly in the 1980s, fell quite dramatically at the start of the 1990s as the economy declined but has not subsequently recovered. Two possible explanations are explored. The first is based on perceiving skiing as a new product to most consumers, which reached maximum growth in 1989. Current levels now largely represent ‘repeat buyers’. The alternative approach sees the growth as the result of economic factors, particularly credit conditions. The importance of these… CONTINUE READING

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