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We contribute to the tourism-growth literature by applying the newly developed combined cointegration test and the recursive Granger causality test to re-assess the stability of the tourism-led growth hypothesis in Malaysia with respect to 12 different tourism markets. The cointegration test...

Author(s)
Tang ChorFoon; Tan EuChye
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 37, pp 52-57
Abstract

This research note attempts to re-investigate the validity of the tourism-led growth hypothesis for Malaysia based on a data set of 12 different tourism markets from January 1995 to February 2009. The error-correction modelling-based cointegration test shows that economic growth and international ...

Author(s)
Tang ChorFoon
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2011, 13, 1, pp 97-101
Abstract

This study explores the impact of governance and institutions on inbound tourism demand in Malaysia using a dynamic panel data approach for 45 tourism source countries over the period 2005-2015. The results show that institutions play a very important role in explaining the behaviour of inbound ...

Author(s)
Tang ChorFoon
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 23, 10, pp 1000-1007
Abstract

The primary objective of this study is to re-examine the convergence hypothesis for Malaysia's tourism markets for the period January 1995-December 2008. This study employs the recently developed Kapetanios (Journal of Time Series Analysis, 2005, 26(1), 123-133) m-breaks unit root test to assess...

Author(s)
Tang ChorFoon
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2011, 16, 3, pp 263-272
Abstract

This paper empirically examines the macroeconomic determinants for medical tourism demand using time series econometrics methodology. We find that income, price, exchange rate, SARS outbreak, safety, medical quality, manpower, and medical facilities are significantly affecting the long-run demand ...

Author(s)
Tang ChorFoon; Lau, E.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 19, 5, pp 584-593
Abstract

This article examines the tourism-led growth (TLG) hypothesis in Malaysia based upon quarterly data from 1991:Q1 to 2014:Q1. The Johansen-Juselius cointegration and the regime shift cointegration tests consistently show evidence of cointegration. In addition, we find evidence of unidirectional...

Author(s)
Tang ChorFoon; Tan EuChye
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 20, Suppl. 1, pp 1430-1450
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to estimate an inbound tourism demand model for Malaysia by incorporating new control variables - environmental pollution and crime rate. We found that tourism demand is sensitive to income, price of tourism in Malaysia, price of alternative tourism destinations,...

Author(s)
Tang ChorFoon; Tan EuChye
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2016, 27, 2, pp 189-200
Abstract

Medical tourism is an extensively researched sub-sector of the tourism industry because of its acknowledged role as an important catalyst for economic growth. Nevertheless, the impact of medical tourism on economic growth remains contentious due to associated negative externalities. This paper...

Author(s)
Tang ChorFoon; Ahmad Sofwan, N. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2018, 18, 4, pp 505-513
Abstract

This study attempts to further verify the validity of the tourism-led growth hypothesis in Malaysia using a multivariate model derived from the Solow growth theory. It employs annual data from 1975 to 2011. We find that economic growth, tourism and other determinants are cointegrated. Specifically, ...

Author(s)
Tang ChorFoon; Tan EuChye
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 46, pp 158-163
Abstract

The effect of educational tourism on Malaysia's economic growth is examined in this study by extending the Solow growth model. This study uses the sample from 2002:Q1 to 2014:Q4. The newly developed Bayer-Hanck combined tests for cointegration and the Granger causality test were employed to examine ...

Author(s)
Hylmee Matahir; Tang ChorFoon
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 22, 11, pp 1110-1123