The Economics of Our Beaches

by Kathy I. Long,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Sand Rights '99: Bringing Back the Beaches


An overview is given on the economics of beaches. Topics discussed include the role of beachfront properties in the local economy, beaches as free community open space, role of beaches in the retail and manufacturing sectors, and the role of beaches in local convention and tourism industry.

Subject Headings: Beaches | Economic factors | Water-based recreation | Tourism | Social factors | Recreational facilities | Manufacturing

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