A nested logit model of recreational fishing demand in Alaska

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dc.contributor.author Carson, Richard en_US
dc.contributor.author Hanemann, W en_US
dc.contributor.author Wegge, Thomas en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T11:02:30Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T11:02:30Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2009005312 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Carson Richard, Hanemann W, and Wegge Thomas 2009, 'A nested logit model of recreational fishing demand in Alaska', University of Rhode Island, Department of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 101-129. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0738-1360 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/15740
dc.description.abstract This paper (and the large study behind it) was in some ways a labor of love. We set out to build a discrete choice model to predict recreational fishing behavior that would extend the literature along several dimensions. Our interest in doing so stemmed from earlier work that we were individually or collectively involved in. Hanemann?s dissertation (1978)1 suggested the power of the discrete choice random utility model (RUM) to look at a large set of recreational alternatives, in this case beaches in the Boston area, and identify the role that attributes like water quality played in consumer choice behavior.2 Carson worked as a research assistant on a large recreational demand project for Jeff Vaughan and Cliff Russell at Resources for the Future (Vaughan and Russell 1982a,b). This project attempted to expand the travel cost framework to dealing with water quality issues and different types of fishing on a large spatial scale using the 1975 Survey of Hunting, Fishing, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation and a much smaller survey undertaken by the research team aimed at gathering specific information for placing a monetary value on different types of fishing days. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher University of Rhode Island, Department of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics en_US
dc.title A nested logit model of recreational fishing demand in Alaska en_US
dc.parent Marine Resource Economics en_US
dc.journal.volume 24 en_US
dc.journal.number 2 en_US
dc.publocation United States en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 101 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 129 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.The Dean's Unit en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 140300 en_US
dc.personcode 100722 en_US
dc.personcode 0000046738 en_US
dc.personcode 0000062284 en_US
dc.percentage 67 en_US
dc.classification.name Econometrics en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Travel cost analysis, bioeconomic modeling. en_US


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