Advances in Tourism Economics: New Developments by Álvaro Matias, Peter Nijkamp, Manuela Sarmento

By Álvaro Matias, Peter Nijkamp, Manuela Sarmento

'Advances in Tourism Economics' follows his predecessor 'Advances in sleek Tourism study' (2007) in delivering an intensive overview of cutting-edge fiscal learn during this speedily constructing box. The authors begin by way of reading the new upsurge of model-based fiscal learn within the box, which builds on strong instruments in quantitative economics, resembling discrete selection types, social accounting matrices, information envelopment analyses, impression evaluate types or partial computable equilibrium versions together with environmental externalities. the amount originates from this novel examine spirit within the sector and goals to provide an enticing selection of operational examine instruments and methods. It varieties an beautiful checklist of contemporary tourism economics and positions the sector in the robust culture of quantitative monetary study, with due awareness for either the call for and provide part of the tourism quarter, together with technological and logistic advances.

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