Consumer Demand for Leisure and Recreation

  • R. W. Vickerman
Part of the Studies in Planning and Control book series (STUP)


The discussion of a procedure for evaluating projects in the recreation sector has highlighted the need for a rigorous examination of a theory of individual consumer demand for such facilities. This lies at the heart of this study and in this chapter we shall establish the framework of the analysis; subsequent chapters are concerned with the empirical evidence and testing of this framework.


Utility Function Wage Rate Leisure Activity Marginal Utility Time Saving 
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© R. W. Vickerman 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. W. Vickerman
    • 1
  1. 1.The University of HullUK

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