EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Estimating Recreational User Counts

Robert J. Johnston () and Timothy J. Tyrrell

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2003, vol. 85, issue 3, pages 554-568

Abstract: This article outlines a methodology for estimating the number of individual visitors to a set of recreational sites, as well as counts of specific visitor groups. The model is designed for sets of sites characterized by: (a) unrestricted recreation from a wide and partially unknown geographic market; (b) individuals who may visit more than one site; (c) accurate visitation (gate) counts from each site. The model provides consistent estimates of the total number of individual visitors, based on information embedded in site-level count and survey data. Monte Carlo analysis and an empirical application illustrate the properties of visitor count estimates. Copyright 2003, Oxford University Press.

Date: 2003
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://hdl.handle.net/10.1111/1467-8276.00455 (application/pdf)
Access to full text is restricted to subscribers.

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: http://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:oup:ajagec:v:85:y:2003:i:3:p:554-568

Access Statistics for this article

American Journal of Agricultural Economics is currently edited by Peter Berck, Robert J. Myers, Ian M. Sheldon and B. Wade Brorsen

More articles in American Journal of Agricultural Economics from Agricultural and Applied Economics Association
Contact information at EDIRC.
Series data maintained by Oxford University Press ().

 
Page updated 2014-11-07
Handle: RePEc:oup:ajagec:v:85:y:2003:i:3:p:554-568