7.04 Recreation, fitness, sport, arts, culture, parks, and open spaces are significant employment generators
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[Jul 10 2017]
The economic benefits of Plano’s park and recreation system
This study illustrates that parks, trails, recreation centers, and sports fields in Plano are key economic drivers that contribute millions in economic benefits annually to the city as a whole.
[May 31 2016]
The Economic Value of Quiet Recreation
Nonmotorized recreation on the public lands overseen by the Bureau of Land Management supports 25,000 jobs and generates $2.8 billion for the US economy.
[Dec 07 2015]
The Economic Impact of Local Parks
America’s local and regional public park agencies generated nearly $140 billion in economic activity and supported almost 1 million jobs from their operations and capital spending alone in 2013. ...
[Aug 20 2015]
Economic and Cultural Value of Live Music
In 2014 live music contributed $15.7 billion worth of economic, social and cultural benefits to the Australian community.
[Apr 28 2015]
Public Lands Are Crucial to Small Businesses and Local Economies
Public lands are essential to local economies in the US West and are the catalyst to creating new jobs, attracting entrepreneurs and visitors and boosting consumer spending.
[Mar 20 2015]
The Economic Value of Public Lands in Grand County, Utah
The economic and revenue importance of the travel, tourism, and recreation has increased in Grand County during the past several years, accounting for 47 percent of private employment.
[Mar 13 2015]
Arts & Economic Prosperity IV
Nonprofit arts and culture organizations in the US drive a $135.2 billion industry that supports 4.1 million full-time equivalent jobs and generates $22.3 billion in government revenue annually....
[Mar 10 2015]
The Outdoor Recreation Economy: Take it Outside for American Jobs and a Strong Economy
Each year, Americans spend $646 billion on outdoor recreation. This spending supports 6.1 million direct jobs and $80 billion in federal, state and local tax revenue.
[Mar 09 2015]
Measuring the Benefits of Community Forestry
The report identified the most compelling indicators that demonstrate the tangible social, cultural, economic and environmental benefits that community forests bring to their communities.
[Jan 09 2015]
Economic Analysis of Outdoor Recreation in Washington State
Residents and visitors to Washington State spend about $21.6 billion per year on outdoor recreation trips and equipment.
[Nov 25 2014]
The Benefits of Natural World Heritage
This study identifies the full range of direct and indirect benefits that local, national and global communities can receive from natural and mixed World Heritage sites. Examples of benefits, in...
[Oct 05 2014]
$1 Billion Recreation Spending in the Sagebrush Lands
Protecting the sagebrush ecosystems in the western US will benefit local economies.