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The paper traces the growth in sports participation in Sweden in recent decades. In the beginnings of the 1950s the participation rate of the adult population was only 6%, in the mid-1980s it had risen to nearly 50%. Jogging, non-track athletic events and exercise workouts have grown in popularity...

Author(s)
Wicklin, B.
Publisher
Statistiska Centralbyrǻn Statistics Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Manuscript for the video film on sports and games in Sweden., 1990, pp 12pp.
Abstract

A renewal of the methods used for areal and commune-specific tourist surveys in Finland has taken place since 1980, largely in response to advances in methodologies for determining the effects of tourism on incomes and employment. These ideas are expressed in concrete form in the jointly developed...

Author(s)
Vuoristo, K. V.; Arajärvi, T.
Citation
Fennia, 1990, 168, 2, pp 153-177
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Tourism has been identified as one of the few potential growth sectors in mature economies. This book provides a detailed study of the industry and of its contribution to economic development in Western Europe. This diverse region offers a wide range of examples of the potential and limitations of...

Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism & economic development: Western European experiences., 1991, Ed. 2, pp 291pp.
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This chapter focuses on the tourist industry in Scandinavia, concentrating specifically on Norway, with reference to Sweden and Finland. It begins with an overview of basic demographic, geographic and economic trends. In all three countries, nationals spend more on foreign holiday travel than is...

Author(s)
Brinchmann, K. S.; Huse, M.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism & economic development: Western European experiences., 1991, Ed. 2, pp 243-262
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Tourism to Finland, having grown steadily during the 1980s, has experienced a slowdown in the last 18 months, and prospects for 1991 are modest. The country's main attractions are its wide open spaces, unspoiled environment and the wastelands of the extreme north. It is also used as a major gateway ...

Author(s)
Weston, C.
Citation
International Tourism Reports, 1991, No. 2, pp 67-85
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Author(s)
Dolve, G.; Romarheim, H.
Citation
Landbruksøkonomisk Forum, 1996, 13, 1, pp 51-58
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Author(s)
Evensen, T. N.; Sørensen, K. Ø.
Publisher
Oslo-Kongsvinger, Norway
Citation
Rapporter - Statistisk Sentralbyrǻ, 1997, No. 97/22, pp 92 pp.
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Author(s)
Festin, B.; Wileen, T.; Beckman, H.
Citation
Kungl. Skogs- och Lantbruksakademiens Tidskrift, 1997, No. 16, pp 26 pp.
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This paper estimates the impact of the Chernobyl nuclear accident on domestic and international tourism in Sweden. From ARIMA time series forecasts, outlier search, and intervention analysis based on regional monthly accommodation data from 1978-1989, no effect on domestic tourism is found....

Author(s)
Hultkrantz, L.; Olsson, C.
Citation
Environmental and Resource Economics, 1997, 9, 2, pp 239-258
Abstract

Tourism has become an active and dominant agent of change and control in the countryside and associated rural communities. The effects of rural recreation and tourism are explored. Following an introductory chapter on continuity and change in rural tourism, chapters cover: policy dimensions of ...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tourism and recreation in rural areas., 1997, pp xii + 261 pp.

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