Nonparametric and Semi-Nonparametric Recreational Demand Analysis
AbstractThis paper addresses issues of specification testing for the travel cost method (TCM). Two nonparametric approaches to TCM analysis are presented. In addition, semi- nonparametric count models for TCM are developed.A numerical illustration isprovided in which the three methodsare applied to an actual TCM data set on waterfowl hunting and the results are compared to those from a parametric analysis.
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Date of creation: 29 Jun 1999
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bootstrap; count model; Fourier; kernel; nonparametric; PAVA; semi-nonparametric; travel cost method;
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- Joseph C. Cooper, 2000. "Nonparametric and Semi-Nonparametric Recreational Demand Analysis," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 82(2), pages 451-462.
- Q0 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - General
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