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This paper is based on an analysis of the Swedish component of a large Nordic recreational fisheries survey conducted from October 1999 to January 2000. The main focus of the survey was willingness-to-pay (WTP), and hence the estimation of the economic value of recreational fishing. It is revealed...

Author(s)
Appelblad, H.; Bengtsson, B.; Weissglas, G.
Publisher
Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries, Northern Territory of Australia, Katherine, Australia
Citation
Fishery Report - Department of Business, Industry & Resource Development, Northern Territory Government, 2003, No.67, pp 39-42
Abstract

In 1989 the Danish Parliament announced it an official goal of the forest policy to double the Danish forest area in 60-100 years. One of the goals of this policy was to improve the recreational possibilities for the urban population. Therefore focus has been on furthering public afforestation...

Author(s)
Anthon, S.; Thorsen, B. J.
Publisher
Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics, Metsäntutkimuslaitos (Finnish Forest Research Institute), Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Scandinavian Forest Economics, 2004, No.40, pp 115-121
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The paper addresses the question who benefits from public funding of recreation areas. Employing a survey data set that includes both users and nonusers of state-owned recreation and conservation areas in Finland, we derive measures of the income elasticity of willingness to pay for recreation...

Author(s)
Huhtala, A.; Pouta, E.
Publisher
Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics, Metsäntutkimuslaitos (Finnish Forest Research Institute), Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Scandinavian Forest Economics, 2004, No.40, pp 135-144