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Unlike much of the literature on sustainable development that has primarily an environmental and sociological perspective, this book is firmly grounded in economics - its theory and applications. Economics here is made to be the servant of policy in the field of tourism. If successful, the approach ...

Author(s)
Lanza, A.; Markandya, A.; Pigliaru, F.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
The economics of tourism and sustainable development, 2005, pp viii + 315 pp.
Abstract

This chapter looks at how the World Bank has treated tourism in its development strategy and in its lending and other activities. Section 2 of the chapter reviews the findings of research on the key linkages between tourism and development and looks at the relevance of this to the World Bank and...

Author(s)
Anil Markandya; Taylor, T.; Pedroso, S.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
The economics of tourism and sustainable development, 2005, pp 225-251
Abstract

This chapter looks at the linkages between tourism and environmental damage and then examines the implications of the use of tourist eco-taxes, first from an international perspective and then from the local case of Hvar, Croatia. It is indicated that tourist eco-taxes present one possible means of ...

Author(s)
Taylor, T.; Fredotovic, M.; Povh, D.; Anil Markandya
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
The economics of tourism and sustainable development, 2005, pp 197-224
Abstract

The focus of this chapter is the valuation of the efficiency of the management of tourist municipalities located on the coasts of Italy, using data envelopment analysis (DEA). The analysed data set (relating to the years 2000-01) is composed of 194 municipalities. For each of them, the analysis...

Author(s)
Bosetti, V.; Cassinelli, M.; Lanza, A.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
The economics of tourism and sustainable development, 2005, pp 252-268
Abstract

This chapter compares the growth performance of 14 'tourism countries' from a sample of 143 countries, observed during the 1980-95 period. It is shown that small tourism countries (STCs) grew significantly faster than all other sub-groups considered in the analysis (OECD, oil, LDC, and small)....

Author(s)
Brau, R.; Lanza, A.; Pigliaru, F.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
The economics of tourism and sustainable development, 2005, pp 8-29
Abstract

In this chapter, tourism is first considered in a macroeconomic perspective and the internationally agreed 'Tourism Satellite Account - Recommended Methodological Framework' (TSARMF) is presented. The structure of this accounting framework is analysed, showing that it offers a set of relevant...

Author(s)
Costantino, C.; Tudini, A.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
The economics of tourism and sustainable development, 2005, pp 104-172
Abstract

This chapter starts with a review of the relevant literature on tourism and climate change. It then presents a study that looks at the relationship between climate characteristics, weather extremes and domestic and international tourism demand for Italy. This study draws on the results from the...

Author(s)
Bigano, A.; Goria, A.; Hamilton, J.; Tol, R. S. J.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
The economics of tourism and sustainable development, 2005, pp 173-196
Abstract

This chapter estimates the effect of different variables on room price in tourist areas in the Dominican Republic. The aim is to analyse the cases of Puerta Plata and Punta Cana, where tourism development has taken different paths and where hotel room prices seem to reflect such differences. Room...

Author(s)
Ruta, G.; Pedroso, S.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
The economics of tourism and sustainable development, 2005, pp 269-287
Abstract

This chapter applies the choice experiment (CE) approach to planning tourism expansion in Luang Prabang, Laos, while most studies have used travel cost and contingent valuation approaches. The advantage of the CE approach is that it makes it possible to analyse tourists' preference for the bundle...

Author(s)
Morimoto, S.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
The economics of tourism and sustainable development, 2005, pp 288-307
Abstract

This chapter shows how the generalized autoregressive conditional heteroscedasticity (GARCH) model can be used to measure the conditional volatility in monthly international tourist arrivals to three small island tourism economies (SITEs), namely, Barbados, Cyprus and Fiji. The sample periods for...

Author(s)
Chan, F.; Hoti, S.; McAleer, M.; Shareef, R.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
The economics of tourism and sustainable development, 2005, pp 30-55

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