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This book aims to provide analytical and empirical tools in support of the idea that sustainability is not just about regulating and controlling the negative impacts of tourism, but also about policies and actions that aim to reinforce the benefits and reduce the costs of tourism, in order to make...

Author(s)
Brau, R.; Lanza, A.; Usai, S.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Tourism and sustainable economic development: macroeconomic models and empirical methods, 2008, pp xix + 238 pp.
Abstract

Using a dynamic general-equilibrium framework, this chapter examines the short- and long-run effects of tourism on employment, capital accumulation and resident welfare for an open economy with unemployment via wage indexation. It is shown that a tourism boom improves the terms of trade, increases...

Author(s)
Chao ChiChur; Hazari, B. R.; Laffargue, J. P.; Sgrò, P. M.; Yu, E. S. H.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Tourism and sustainable economic development: macroeconomic models and empirical methods, 2008, pp 105-123
Abstract

This chapter focuses on the determinants of GDP volatility by extending the discussion on this topic to export earnings from different sources, including tourism. Using data taken from 1980-2003 for 144 countries, the empirical analysis shows that a number of factors cause volatility and, as a...

Author(s)
Anil Markandya; Pedroso-Galinato, S.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Tourism and sustainable economic development: macroeconomic models and empirical methods, 2008, pp 127-144
Abstract

The positive growth performance of small open economies specializing in tourism poses questions regarding the role that environmental resources play in the long-term prospects of such countries and in the sustainability and efficiency of their process of development. This chapter presents an...

Author(s)
Cerina, F.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Tourism and sustainable economic development: macroeconomic models and empirical methods, 2008, pp 3-27
Abstract

This chapter provides an analysis of the relationship between tourism specialization and economic growth in a two-country setting. Two models of specialized trade, where at least one country displays transitional dynamics, are considered. The first model considers technological gaps and convergence ...

Author(s)
Valente, S.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Tourism and sustainable economic development: macroeconomic models and empirical methods, 2008, pp 28-57
Abstract

This chapter investigates the long-run effects of the presence of monopoly power on the behaviour of an economy implementing an 'elite tourism' strategy. It shows, using a simple optimal control framework, that monopoly power is associated with a higher level of profit for the tourism sector but...

Author(s)
Giannoni, S.; Maupertuis, M. A.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Tourism and sustainable economic development: macroeconomic models and empirical methods, 2008, pp 58-71
Abstract

This chapter presents a model detecting differences and similarities between a local tourist system (LTS), an industrial district (ID), and a cultural district (CD), where the three different districts are analysed in terms of prices, profits, and local population welfare. The reasons for State...

Author(s)
Candela, G.; Figini, P.; Scorcu, A. E.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Tourism and sustainable economic development: macroeconomic models and empirical methods, 2008, pp 72-88
Abstract

This chapter proposes a method for quantifying the link between changes in environmental quality and tourism demand. The proposed method integrates ecological and socio-economic perspectives and evaluates how changes in environmental quality affect the willingness to repeat a visit in a tourist...

Author(s)
Avila-Foucat, S.; Eugenio-Martin, J. L.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Tourism and sustainable economic development: macroeconomic models and empirical methods, 2008, pp 191-216
Abstract

This chapter focuses on the social aspect of the carrying capacity, related to overcrowding, of mass tourist sites. A joint analysis is presented of two aspects of the social carrying capacity (SCC) of mass tourist sites: residents' and visitors' perceptions of overcrowding. Two methods for...

Author(s)
Brandolini, S. M. D.; Mosetti, R.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Tourism and sustainable economic development: macroeconomic models and empirical methods, 2008, pp 217-237

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