Title

Marginal Cost Pricing and Efficient Provision of Public Recreation

Document Type

Article

Journal/Book Title

Journal of Leisure Research

Publication Date

1987

Publisher

National Recreation and Park Association

Volume

19

Issue

1

First Page

22

Last Page

34

Abstract

Analysis of supply and demand functions for public campground recreation indicated that the estimated equilibrium price was considerably below the current price and that social welfare can be increased by charging the equilibrium price. Shifting to the equilibrium price had significantly negative revenue effects on the recreation-providing agency.

Comments

Originally published by the National Recreation and Park Association. Abstract available via ERIC (Education Resources Information Center). Current issues can be accessed through remote link. Subscription required to access archived fulltext.