Evaluating the homogeneity of preferences across resident and nonresident elk hunters in Colorado
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Competition between resident and nonresident elk hunters in Colorado vying for hunting permits has led to much debate about the equitability of the current allocation of permits between the two parties. This study evaluates whether or not resident and nonresident hunters have the same preferences for elk permits, evidenced by application rates. While many studies have examined the reasons why hunters choose this form of recreation, this study goes a step further in examining how these reasons might differ between residents and nonresidents. Because nonresident hunters have greater expenditures ...