Tourism Economic Report

Tourism Economic Report




This new and expertly organized publication gives a better understanding of the economic impact of tourism. The report is informative, in that it gives a detailed analysis of tourism's economic contribution and a layman's explanation of key points of economics theory.

The statistical analysis focuses on international tourism receipts and expenditure and seeks to relate these monetary tourism indicators to existing data series on various economic indicators.

The study is supplemented by seven essays on economic issues relevant to tourism, contributed by acknowledged authorities in their respective fields.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789284402526
Publisher: Bernan Associates
Publication date: 12/01/1998
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 8.23(w) x 11.47(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

1. Preface from the Secretary General
2. Acknowledgements
3. Executive Summary
4. Introduction
5. Context for the Study
6. International Travel and Tourism Transactions
Receipts; Expenditure
7. Balance of Travel Account
Getting the World Picture: Estimating of Missing Data; Regional Analysis; Economic Grouping Analysis; Country Analysis; Future Prospects
8. Tourism and Economic Growth
Tourism Receipts and Gross National Product; Tourism Expenditure in OECD Household Consumption; Tourism and Employment
9. Tourism and Trade
International Tourism Receipts and Trade in Goods and Services; International Tourism Receipts and Merchandise Trade; International Tourism Receipts and Trade in Commercial Services; Balance of Accounts Comparison: Tourism versus Trade
10. Evaluating the Economic Importance of Tourism
Tourism's Role in Different Types of Economy; Island Economies; Partly Diversified Economies; Fully Diversified Economies
11. Essays: Exchange Rate Changes, Anthony Edwards; On the Importance of Accurate Data on, and Balanced Analysis of, Tourism's Economic Impacts, Bill Faulkner; Tourism Linkages and Leakages, Simon Milne; From Black Gold to Blue Gold: The Effects of Tourism on a Small Open Economy, Jean Jacques Nowak and Mondher Sahli; Cost-Benefit Analysis, Douglas C. Frechtling; Tourism Multipliers, Brian Archer; Input Output Analysis, Stephen Wanhill

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