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Asking for a fee - even a small one - changes the way people use the outdoors, especially for those with low incomes

Lamborn, Chase C. and Smith, Jordan W. (2017) Asking for a fee - even a small one - changes the way people use the outdoors, especially for those with low incomes. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (24 Oct 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Is exploring nature still attractive for people when they have to pay? In new research Chase C. Lamborn and Jordan W. Smith look at the effects of a 3 charge to access hiking and biking trails in a Utah forest. They find that even a low fee meant that people on low incomes would seek cheaper or free alternatives, often ...

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2017 16:39
Last Modified: 30 May 2019 23:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/85441

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