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Shifting Sands: A Preliminary Exploration of Seasonal Variation in Preferences for Beaches

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  • Mohn, Craig
  • Hanemann, W. Michael
  • Pendleton, Linwood
  • Layton, David
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    Choice data about recreational activities has usually been available for decisions made at a single point in time. Even when data has been collected over a long interval, analysis has generally ignored the impact of seasonality on the relative value of different attributes, treating all choices as the same. This paper looks at a panel of beach recreators from southern California and tests two possible reasons for seasonally changing preferences. We find that seasonal effects can have a substantial impact on the relative utility to the consumer of water quality and money.

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    Paper provided by Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Berkeley in its series Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Berkeley, Working Paper Series with number qt0qd37084.

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    Date of creation: 31 Jan 2003
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    Handle: RePEc:cdl:agrebk:qt0qd37084

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    Keywords: consumers' preferences; recreational use of water areas;

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    1. Ian J. Bateman & Guy D. Garrod & Julii S. Brainard & Andrew A. Lovett, 1996. "Measurement Issues In The Travel Cost Method: A Geographical Information Systems Approach," Journal of Agricultural Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 47(1-4), pages 191-205.
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    1. Hilger, James & Hanemann, W. Michael, 2008. "The Impact of Water Quality on Southern California Beach Recreation: A Finite Mixture Model Approach," Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Berkeley, Working Paper Series qt9v17r715, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Berkeley.

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