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By Álvaro Matias, Peter Nijkamp, Manuela Sarmento

ISBN-10: 3790821233

ISBN-13: 9783790821239

'Advances in Tourism Economics' follows his predecessor 'Advances in glossy Tourism examine' (2007) in delivering a radical review of state of the art monetary study during this speedily constructing box. The authors commence by way of examining the new upsurge of model-based fiscal study within the box, which builds on robust instruments in quantitative economics, corresponding to discrete selection types, social accounting matrices, facts envelopment analyses, impression overview versions or partial computable equilibrium versions together with environmental externalities. the amount originates from this novel learn spirit within the zone and goals to provide an enticing number of operational study instruments and techniques. It varieties an beautiful checklist of recent tourism economics and positions the sector in the powerful culture of quantitative fiscal study, with due consciousness for either the call for and provide facet of the tourism area, together with technological and logistic advances.

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1 Data Envelopment Analysis Data envelopment analysis is a linear programming based technique for measuring the relative performance of organizational units where the presence of multiple inputs and outputs makes comparisons difficult. Indeed, when the activity of measuring and comparing the efficiency of relatively homogeneous units (authority departments, schools, hospitals, shops, banks, and so on) involves multiple inputs and outputs related to different resources, activities and environmental factors, the usual measure of efficiency efficiency = output input is often inadequate.

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This value is relatively low, even when taking into account the small area and the year of data, but it is not implausible. In addition, Butcher et al. 13. The tourism multiplier values per town are quite diverse. 10 for visitors staying overnight. 4), this was expected. The estimated multiplier form the linear regression model has the same value. It was also expected that the tourism multiplier of Oudewater would be relatively low which can be confirmed by our calculations. 14 2 A Meta-analytic Comparison 29 the tourism sector.

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