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1 Eur. J. Cont. Econ. & Mgmt. 1 (2014)

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         European Journal of Contemporary Economics and Management
                        May 2014 Edition Vol.1 No.1

                 OUTDOOR RECREATION

                      Professor  Jalil Barkhas
 Granada University-Spain Faculty Economics and Management Department
                          of Applied Economy
     Investigating fields: Environmental Economics, Natural Resources,
     Ecological  Economicas, Microeconomics  and Macroeconomics

Doi: 10.19044/elp.vlnolal URL:htt2://dx.doi.org/10.19044/elp.vnolal

       The  objective of the present paper is analizes important aspects
related with the economics of outdoor recreation. Many of these aspects
depend on the understanding of the demand for such activity in general and
for determined recreational sites. We considered the general issue of the
optimal visitation level at a public parks and brought  in the issue of
congestion cost. Also, given the growth of the population and income, the
paper focused on the ration use of public parks from nonfee and fee charge
for entry. Then  consider the relationship between prices and revenues.
Finally, the paper ended syudying the ecotourism, incuding fee options, the
possible ecological impacts and the distribution of the generated rent.

Keywords: Ourdoor recreational demand, congestion costs, efficient
visitation level, rationing use

       In this paper, the objective is apply the economic analisis to get an
interesting conclusions about the nowadays increasing sector of the outdoor
recreational activities. Of course, in wide meaning, the outdoor activities
include all leisure's activities which the people hold outside of their house.1
Nevertheless, in this paper the focus is those recreational activities where use
intensively natural resources, such as forests, lakes, rivers, etc. Now, even
there are no clear dividing line between resourse intensive activities and the
opposite activties, it is reconizable that activities like picniking in public or
national parks are closely linked to the quantity of the natural resources with
which the visitors interact, than another activities such as jogging where in

1 One goodreference about the issue is Jensen, Clayne R.


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