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Economic Impact of Wildlife-Associated Recreation Expenditures in the Southeast United States: A General Equilibrium Analysis

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  • Hussain, Anwar
  • Munn, Ian A.
  • Holland, David W.
  • Armstrong, James
  • Spurlock, Stanley R.

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The economic impact of wildlife-associated recreation in the Southeast United States was evaluated using a general equilibrium model. Exogenous demand shocks to the regional economy were based on estimates of expenditures by wildlife recreationists on hunting, fishing, and wildlife watching activities. Counterfactual simulations were carried out, making alternative assumptions about labor and capital mobility and their supply. Without wildlife-associated recreation expenditures, regional employment would have been smaller by up to 783 thousand jobs, and value added would have been $22 to $48 billion less. These findings underscore the significance of regional factor market conditions in economic impact and general equilibrium analysis.

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Article provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its journal Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics.

Volume (Year): 44 (2012)
Issue (Month): 01 (February)
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Handle: RePEc:ags:joaaec:120456

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Keywords: general equilibrium modeling; input-output analysis; regional economic impact; wildlife-associated recreation activities; Resource /Energy Economics and Policy; R13; R15; Q26;

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  1. Poudel, Jagdish & Munn, Ian A. & Henderson, James E., 2013. "Economic Impact of Hunting Expenditures on Southern U.S," 2013 Annual Meeting, February 2-5, 2013, Orlando, Florida 142560, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.

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