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    Author(s): Charles H. Strauss; Bruce E. Lord
    Date: 1992
    Source: In: Vander Stoep, Gail A., ed. 1992. Proceedings of the 1991 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium; 1991 April 7-9; Saratoga Springs, NY. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-160. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station: 102-105.
    Publication Series: Other
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    The economic effects resulting from the use and operation of Pennsylvania's state park system were analyzed with an input-output model of the state's economy. Direct expenditures by park users and park operations were estimated at $263 million for the 1987 study year. Secondary effects, stemming from interindustry trade and recreation-related employment, provided an additional $299 million in total sales.

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    In: Vander Stoep, Gail A., ed. 1992. Proceedings of the 1991 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium; 1991 April 7-9; Saratoga Springs, NY. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-160. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. p. 102-105.

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