Measuring the social recreation per-day net benefit of the wildlife amenities of a national park: a count-data travel-cost approach.

@article{Mendes2011MeasuringTS,
  title={Measuring the social recreation per-day net benefit of the wildlife amenities of a national park: a count-data travel-cost approach.},
  author={Isabel Mendes and Isabel Proença},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={2011},
  volume={48 5},
  pages={920-32}
}
In this article, we apply count-data travel-cost methods to a truncated sample of visitors to estimate the Peneda-Gerês National Park (PGNP) average consumer surplus (CS) for each day of visit. The measurement of recreation demand is highly specific because it is calculated by number of days of stay per visit. We therefore propose the application of altered truncated count-data models or truncated count-data models on grouped data to estimate a single, on-site individual recreation demand… CONTINUE READING
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