publication . Preprint . Other literature type . 2012

Economic Benefits, Conservation and Wildlife Tourism

Tisdell, Clement A.; Tisdell, Clement A.;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2012
Abstract
Different economic methods are being used to estimate the economic benefits generated by nature (wildlife) tourism. The most prominent of these are economic valuation analysis and economic impact analysis. These methods often provide divergent and conflicting estimates of the economic benefits obtained from wildlife tourism, as is demonstrated in this article by the use of a microeconomic model. Tourism Research Australia has estimated the economic benefits to Australia of nature tourism based on levels of first round expenditure generated by nature tourists in Australia. This is a form of economic impact analysis. These estimates are summarised and it is argued...
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free text keywords: Australia, conservation, economic evaluation, economic impact analysis, economic valuation, tourism industry, wildlife tourism, Environmental Economics and Policy,, Environmental Economics and Policy, Australia, conservation, economic evaluation, economic impact analysis, economic valuation, tourism industry, wildlife tourism
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publication . Preprint . Other literature type . 2012

Economic Benefits, Conservation and Wildlife Tourism

Tisdell, Clement A.; Tisdell, Clement A.;