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Air Travel Demand Elasticities:
Concepts, Issues and Measurement

Final report

David W. Gillen
School of Business & Economics
Wilfrid Laurier University
Waterloo, Canada

William G. Morrison
School of Business & Economics
Wilfrid Laurier University
Waterloo, Canada

Christopher Stewart MBA
School of Business & Economics
Wilfrid Laurier University
Waterloo, Canada


Table of Contents

Executive Summary.

1. Introduction.

2. Elasticity in the context of air travel demand.

3. Measurement issues.

4. Evaluation of elasticity studies.

5. Discussion.

Bibliography.

Appendix A: survey of demand elasticity studies.