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99-WP 207


The Kuhn-Tucker model provides a utility theoretic framework for estimating preferences over commodities for which individuals choose not to consume one or more of the goods. This paper provides an application of the Kuhn-Tucker model to the problem of recreation demand and site selection, modeling the demand for fishing in the Wisconsin Great Lakes region.

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This paper was published as Phaneuf, Daniel J., Catherine L. Kling and Joseph A. Herriges, "Estimation and Welfare Calculations in a Generalized Corner Solution Model with an Application to Recreation Demand," The Review of Economics and Statistics 82 (2000): 83–92, doi:10.1162/003465300558650.