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    Author(s): Robert S. Bristow; Heather Cantillon
    Date: 2001
    Source: In: Kyle, Gerard, comp., ed. 2001. Proceedings of the 2000 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-276. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 213-221
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    The purpose of this paper is to prepare a visitor economic expenditure study for the 1999 Eastern States Exposition, better known as the Big E. The study was executed as part of a class project in Recreation Geography offered the Fall 1999 semester at Westfield State College. The students undertook an economic expenditure study at the Big E by studying tourism economics, executing the visitor exit surveys, and evaluating the responses.

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    Bristow, Robert S.; Cantillon, Heather. 2001. The eastern states exposition: an exploration of Big E tourist expenditures. In: Kyle, Gerard, comp., ed. 2001. Proceedings of the 2000 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-276. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 213-221

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