Marginal Cost Pricing and Efficient Provision of Public Recreation
Journal of Leisure Research
National Recreation and Park Association
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.
Daniels, S.E. 1987. Marginal cost pricing and efficient provision of public recreation, Journal of Leisure Research, 19(1):22-34.