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000002095 0247_ $$2DOI$$a10.1007/s41130-017-0047-4
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000002095 245__ $$aA travel cost assessment of the demand for recreation in Swiss forests
000002095 260__ $$c2017-10
000002095 269__ $$a2017-10
000002095 300__ $$a23 p.
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000002095 520__ $$9eng$$aThis paper analyzes the demand for recreation in Swiss forests using the individual travel cost method. We apply a two-steps approach, i.e., a hurdle zero-truncated negative binomial model, that allows accounting for a large number of non-visitors caused by the off-site phone survey and over-dispersion. Given the national scale of the survey, we group forest zones to assess consumer surpluses and travel cost elasticities for relatively homogeneous forest types. We find that forest recreation activities are travel cost inelastic and show that recreation in Swiss forests provides large benefits to the population. The most populated area is associated with greater consumer surpluses, but the lack of recreational infrastructure may cause a lower recreational benefit in some zones. For these zones, recreational benefits may be lower than costs caused by maintenance. More efficient management would require either improving recreational infrastructure thus increasing benefits, or switching the forest status from recreational to biodiversity forest hence decreasing management costs.
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000002095 592__ $$aHEG - Genève
000002095 592__ $$bCRAG - Centre de Recherche Appliquée en Gestion
000002095 592__ $$cEconomie et Services
000002095 65017 $$aEconomie/gestion
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000002095 6531_ $$9eng$$atravel cost method
000002095 6531_ $$9eng$$ahurdle zero-truncated negative binomial
000002095 6531_ $$9eng$$aforest recreation
000002095 6531_ $$9eng$$aSwitzerland
000002095 700__ $$aBorzykowski, Nicolas$$uHaute école de gestion de Genève, HES-SO // Haute Ecole Spécialisée de Suisse Occidentale ; University of Neuchatel, Institute of Economic Research, Switzerland
000002095 700__ $$aBaranzini, Andrea$$uHaute école de gestion de Genève, HES-SO // Haute Ecole Spécialisée de Suisse Occidentale
000002095 700__ $$aMaradan, David$$uHaute école de gestion de Genève, HES-SO // Haute Ecole Spécialisée de Suisse Occidentale
000002095 773__ $$g2017, vol. 98, no 3, pp. 149–171$$tReview of agricultural, food and environmental studies
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