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The Economics of Third World National Parks: Issues of Tourism and Environmental Management

By: A Shah

184 pages, Figs, tabs

Edward Elgar

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #46275 | ISBN: 1858982189
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NHBS Price: £63.00 $77/€71 approx

About this book

The author analyses the problems and advocates solutions drawing on a wide range of sources. Issues discussed include the effects of economic activity on a national park, the tourist problem, valuing a national park and the use of cost-benefit decision-making. `This book successfully brings basic concepts of economics to bear on the important problem of preserving and managing natural environments in developing countries for the benefit of people everywhere' - Anthony C. Fisher.


The atemporal problem of the buffer area; the intertemporal problem of the buffer area; the effects of economic activity in the buffer area on the national park; the tourist problem - the demand for wildlife viewing; the supply of wildlife viewing services; value of a national park and cost-benefit decision-making; an eco-development plan for a greater national park.

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