Museums and tourism have had a long and interrelated history. In this
paper this relationship is reviewed in general, and the contemporary issues
common to them both in the 1990's are discussed. This relationship is also explored
in the context of the Oregon Coastal Zone. Two projects set on the...
Tourism has become an important factor in Oregon's and
New Zealand's economies. Both destinations are trying to
attract even more tourists. However, many other destinations
are also competing for a bigger share of the tourism market.
Tourism itself is a multi-faceted phenomenon and the travel
destination decision is of some...
Tourism development has expanded in Oregon coast communities and in rural communities elsewhere in the nation. This expansion has brought economic gains, but has also brought social costs. The identification and management of tourism's actual and perceived social impacts has received significant attention. This dissertation presents two approaches that extend...
The main objective of this study was to estimate the demand for
and value of Oregon ocean sport-caught salmon fishery. The primary
technique employed to estimate the recreational demand was an
aggregated zone average travel cost method (TCM).
The willingness of an angler to pay was deduced from the
Mount Hood National Forest provides opportunities for many forms of outdoor recreation. Recreationists spend money to pursue outdoor activities on public lands such as national forests and national parks. The purpose of this study was to measure the economic contribution of national forest visitor expenditures on the local economy of...
Micronesians are in the process of becoming independent nation-states after nearly a
century of colonial rule, including four decades of U.S. administration as the Trust
Territory of the Pacific Islands. Pressures to attain self-sufficiency have led many of these
island nations to embrace tourism as an economic development strategy. Meanwhile,...
International tourism is a rapidly growing industry. It
is also an important revenue source for certain countries
and regions. Therefore, accurate forecasting is called for
by those countries and regions. The main purpose of this
research is to use multiple regression analysis to estimate
equations for forecasting tourism demand by...
Since the eruption of Mount St. Helens on May 18,1980, the rural communities within its shadow have experienced tremendous change. Tourism has become a highly visible and somewhat controversial component of change in the region, and its importance to local economies has increased. As a result of increased tourism development...
Wheat is the primary field crop in Oregon. Selection of time of
sale is one of the most important marketing problems facing grain
producers. The objectives of the study deal with economic considerations
involved in a wheat producer's marketing process including
factors motivating the time of sale, price analysis, availability...